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Alfa Aesar™ L-Homophenylalanine, 98%

$35.18 - $381.07

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material L-Homophenylalanine
CAS 943-73-7
Molecular Formula C10H13NO2
Formula Weight 179.22g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00002619
Synonym (S)-2-Amino-4-phenylbutyric acid; H-Homophe-OH
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point >300°C
Quantity 1g
Optical Rotation +45° (c=1 in 3N HCl)
Chemical Name or Material L-Homophenylalanine
CAS 943-73-7
Assay 98%
Molecular Formula C10H13NO2
Formula Weight 179.22g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00002619
Synonym (S)-2-Amino-4-phenylbutyric acid; H-Homophe-OH

Applications
L-Homophenylalanine is used as a precursor in the pharmaceutical industry for the production of angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) and R-(-)-Homophenylalanin-ethylester. It is also involved in the synthesis of NEPA [(S,S)-N-(1-Ethoxycarbonyl-3-phenylpropyl)alanine], which is a key intermediate to prepare the ACE-inhibitors: enalapril, delapril, quinapril and ramipril. It acts as an anti-tumor reagent.

Solubility
Soluble in dilute aqueous acid.

Notes
Store in cool place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong acids and bases.