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3-Mercaptopropionic acid (3-MPA) distributors, manufacturers, exporters, suppliers in Muscat Oman.

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3-Mercaptopropionic acid (3-MPA) is an organosulfur compound with the formula HSCH2CH2CO2H. It is a bifunctional molecule, containing both carboxylic acid and thiol groups. It is a colorless oil. It is derived from the addition of hydrogen sulfide to acrylic acid.

Other names

3-MPA; 3-Mercaptopropanoic acid; 
β-Mercaptopropionic acid

It is a competitive inhibitor of glutamate decarboxylase and therefore acts as a convulsant. It has higher potency and faster onset of action compared to allylglycine.

It is used to prepare hydrophilic gold nanoparticles, exploiting the affinity of gold for sulfur ligands.


1. This product is an intermediate of pharmaceutical fennerol and is also used as a stabilizer for polyvinyl chloride. It can be used for transparent products like thioglycolic acid and has very good thermal stability, which is better than other stabilizers. Also used as antioxidants, catalysts, and biochemical reagents.

2.3-Mercaptopropionic acid is in the medicine fennarol
Intermediate, also used as a stabilizer for polyvinyl chloride. Like thioglycolic acid, it can be used in transparent products, and its stability is very good, better than other stabilizers. It can also be used as an antioxidant, catalyst, and biochemical reagent.

3. Used as an antioxidant, catalyst, and biochemical reagent. High-speed RP-HPLC/FC analysis of amino acids.

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