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Serine, DL-

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Amino acid

Chemical Name

(RS)-2-amino-3-hydroxypropanoic acid

Foreign Names

  • Serinum, DL- (Latin)
  • Serin, DL- (German)
  • Sérine, DL- (French)
  • Serina, DL- (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • CCRIS 5422 (IS)
  • NSC 9960 (IS)

Brand Names

  • Aktiferrin (Serine, DL- and Ferrous Sulfate)
    Mepha, Bahrain; Mepha Pharma, Switzerland; Merckle, Russian Federation; Ratiopharm, Czech Republic; Ratiopharm, Slovakia; ratiopharm Arzneimittel, Austria; Teva, Hungary
  • Aktiferrin compositum (Serine, DL- and Ferrous Sulfate)
    ratiopharm Arzneimittel, Austria


ISInofficial Synonym

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