δ-Aminolevulinic Acid Hydrochloride

δ-Aminolevulinic Acid Hydrochloride

Synonyms 5-Amino-4-oxopentanoic acid hydrochloride; 5-Aminolaevulinic acid hydrochloride; ALA

CAS Number: 1297222 Molecular Formula: C5H9NO3·HCl

Beilstein Registry Number: 3690651 EC Number: 226-679-5 MDL Number: MFCD00012869

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Description

Product Description

δ-Aminolevulinic Acid Hydrochloride

Application Notes

δ-Aminolevulinic acid hydrochloride is used in the synthesis of hemes, vitamin B12 and bacteriochlorophyll. It is used in porphyrin biosynthesis studies. It enhances chlorophyll formation and may be used as a photodynamic herbicide is a precursor of tetrapyrroles in the biosynthesis of chlorophyll and heme.

Usage Statement

Research Use Only (RUO). Unless otherwise stated in our catalog or other company documentation accompanying the product(s), our products are intended for research use only and are not to be used for any other purpose, which includes but is not limited to, unauthorized commercial uses, in vitro diagnostic uses, ex vivo or in vivo therapeutic uses or any type of consumption or application to humans or animals.

Key Applications

Synthesis of hemes; vitamin B12 and bacteriochlorophyll

Specifications
SKU 02100247-CF
Alternate Names 5-Amino-4-oxopentanoic acid hydrochloride; 5-Aminolaevulinic acid hydrochloride; ALA
Application Notes δ-Aminolevulinic acid hydrochloride is used in the synthesis of hemes, vitamin B12 and bacteriochlorophyll. It is used in porphyrin biosynthesis studies. It enhances chlorophyll formation and may be used as a photodynamic herbicide is a precursor of tetrapyrroles in the biosynthesis of chlorophyll and heme.
Beilstein Registry Number 3690651
Biochemical Physiological Actions 5-Aminolevulinic acid (5-ALA) is an intermediate in heme biosynthesis and being studied as an inducing reagent for protoporphyrin IX (PPIX) dependent fluorescence diagnosis of metastatic lymph nodes. 5-ALA is used for photodynamic therapy of diseases such as Paget’s disease and HPV infection-associated cervical condylomata acuminata.
EC Number 226-679-5
Format powder
Hazard Statements H315-H319
Applications Synthesis of hemes; vitamin B12 and bacteriochlorophyll
MDL # MFCD00012869
Molecular Formula C5H9NO3·HCl
Physical Appearance Off-white Powder
pKa pKa: 4.05 and 8.90 at 25 °C (lit.)
Product Families Description δ-Aminolevulinic acid
Product Overview δ-Aminolevulinic Acid Hydrochloride
Purity ~98%
RTECS Number OI1640000
Safety Symbol GHS07
Storage and Handling -20 °C.
Usage Statement Research Use Only (RUO). Unless otherwise stated in our catalog or other company documentation accompanying the product(s), our products are intended for research use only and are not to be used for any other purpose, which includes but is not limited to, unauthorized commercial uses, in vitro diagnostic uses, ex vivo or in vivo therapeutic uses or any type of consumption or application to humans or animals.