L-Tryptophan

L-Tryptophan

Synonyms L-2-amino-3-indolepropionic acid; Trp; W; (S)-2-Amino-3-(3-indolyl)propionic acid

CAS Number: 73-22-3 Molecular Formula: C11H12N2O2 Molecular Weight: 204.229 g/mol

Beilstein Registry Number: 86197 EC Number: 200-795-6 MDL Number: MFCD00064340

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Description

Product Description

L-Tryptophan

Usage Statement

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Key Applications

Amino acid precursor of serotonin and melatonin

Specifications
SKU 02103151-CF
Alternate Names L-2-amino-3-indolepropionic acid; Trp; W; (S)-2-Amino-3-(3-indolyl)propionic acid
Base Catalog Number 103151
Beilstein Registry Number 86197
CAS # 73-22-3
EC Number 200-795-6
Format Powder
Hazard Statements H317
Melting Point 554 to 558° F (Decomposes) (NTP, 1992)
Molecular Formula C11H12N2O2
Molecular Weight 204.229 g/mol
Optical Rotation -30° ± 10° (c=1, water)
Personal Protective Equipment Eyeshields, Gloves, Respirator filter
pH A 1% solution in <a class="pubchem-internal-link CID-962" href="https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/water">water</a> has a pH of 5.5 to 7.
Purity ≥99%
RTECS Number YN6130000
Solubility 1 to 5 mg/mL at 68° F (NTP, 1992)
Usage Statement Unless specified otherwise, MP Biomedical's products are for research or further manufacturing use only, not for direct human use. For more information, please contact our customer service department.
UV Visible Absorbance λmax (water): 278 ± 5 nm
Vapor Pressure 2.1X10-9 mm Hg at 25 deg C (est)