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Alfa Aesar™ 3,4-Dihydroxy-L-phenylalanine, 98+%

$536.15 - $536.15

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material 3,4-Dihydroxy-L-phenylalanine
CAS 59-92-7
Molecular Formula C9H11NO4
Formula Weight 197.19g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00002598
Beilstein 2215169
Merck Index 14,5464
Synonym L-DOPA; 3-Hydroxy-L-tyrosine
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point ≈295°C (dec.)
Quantity 100g
Odor Odorless
Chemical Name or Material 3,4-Dihydroxy-L-phenylalanine
CAS 59-92-7
Assay ≥98%
Molecular Formula C9H11NO4
Formula Weight 197.19g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00002598
Beilstein 2215169
Merck Index 14,5464
Synonym L-DOPA; 3-Hydroxy-L-tyrosine
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H301
Toxic if swallowed.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P264-P270-P301+P310-P321-P405-P501a
Wash thoroughly after handling.
Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
Specific treatment (see label).
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
RTECS Number AY5600000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
3,4-dihydroxy-L-phenylalanine (DOPA) is used as a cell adhesion molecule in serum-free cultures of anchorage-dependent mammalian cells. It is also used as an anticholinergic drug and used in the treatment of Parkinson′s disease. It acts as an intermediate in the biosynthesis of other catecholamines (norepinephrine, epinephrine) and melanin. It acts as a precursor of dopamine product of tyrosine hydroxylase.

Solubility
Slightly soluble in water, dilute hydrochloric acid and formic acid. Insoluble in ethanol.

Notes
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P264-P270-P301+P310-P321-P405-P501a
Wash thoroughly after handling.
Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
Specific treatment (see label).
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H301
Toxic if swallowed.