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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

SKU 02100247-CF
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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

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.

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.
Base Catalog Number 100247
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.
CAS # 1297222
EC Number 226-679-5
Format Powder
Hazard Statements H315-H319
Molecular Formula C5H9NO3·HCl
pKa pKa: 4.05 and 8.90 at 25 °C (lit.)
Purity ~98%
RTECS Number OI1640000
Safety Symbol GHS07
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.