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L-β-3,4-Dihydroxyphenyl, 25 g

L-β-3,4-Dihydroxyphenyl, 25 g

$193.10

SKU: 0210157825

Synonyms
3-(3,4-Dihydroxyphenyl)-L-alanine; L-3-Hydroxytyrosine; L-DOPA; Levodopa
CAS Number:
59-92-7
Molecular Formula:
C9H11NO4
Molecular Weight:
197.19
Beilstein Registry Number:
2215169
EC Number:
200-445-2
MDL Number:
MFCD00002598
Packaging size:
25 g
Product Description

L-3,4-Dihydroxyphenylalanine (L-DOPA), an antiParkinsonian agent, is the natural isomer of the immediate precursor to dopamine. L-DOPA is the product of the hydroxylation of L-tyrosine by tyrosine hydroxylase in brain and in adrenal medulla.

Application Notes

L-beta-3,4-Dihydroxyphenylalanine used in treatment of Parkinsonism. Also an inhibitor of tyrosine aminotransferase.

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

Treatment of Parkinsonism | Inhibitor of tyrosine aminotransferase

Specifications
SKU 0210157825
Alternate Names 3-(3,4-Dihydroxyphenyl)-L-alanine; L-3-Hydroxytyrosine; L-DOPA; Levodopa
Application Notes L-beta-3,4-Dihydroxyphenylalanine used in treatment of Parkinsonism. Also an inhibitor of tyrosine aminotransferase.
Base Catalog Number 10157825
Beilstein Registry Number 2215169
Biochemical Physiological Actions Natural isomer of the immediate precursor of dopamine; product of tyrosine hydroxylase
CAS # 59-92-7
EC Number 200-445-2
Extinction Coefficient EmM= 2.63 (280 nm); 6.17 (220.5 nm) (Lit.)
Format Powder
Hazard Statements H302-H315-H319-H335
Melting Point 276-278 °C(Lit.)
Molecular Formula C9H11NO4
Molecular Weight 197.19
Pack Size 25 g
Personal Protective Equipment Dust mask , Eyeshields, Gloves
pKa pKa(25 °C): 2.3, 8.7, 9.7, 13.4 (Lit.)
Purity ≥99.0%
RTECS Number AY5600000
Safety Symbol GHS07
Solubility Soluble in 0.5M HCl(50 mg/mL).
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.
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