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L-Tryptophan, 99%, Alfa Aesar™

Manufacturer:  Alfa Aesar A1023022

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Catalog No. AAA1023022



Description

Description

Applications
L-tryptophan is an essential amino acid which is necessary for normal growth in infants and for nitrogen balance in adults. It acts as a natural dietary supplement and used as an antidepressant, anxiolytic and sleep aid. It is used as a precursor to niacin, indole alkaloids and serotonin. It acts as an important intrinsic fluorescent probe, which finds to estimate the nature of microenvironment of the tryptophan.

Solubility
Soluble in water, ammonia, hot alcohol, alkali hydroxides and dilute acids. Slightly soluble in acetic acid and ethanol. Insoluble in chloroform and ethyl ether.

Notes
Incompatible with strong acids and strong oxidizing agents.
Specifications

Specifications

L-Tryptophan
99%
MFCD00064340
14,9797
QIVBCDIJIAJPQS-VIFPVBQESA-N
(2S)-2-amino-3-(1H-indol-3-yl)propanoic acid
6305
204.23
280°C to 285°C
−31° (c=1 in water)
73-22-3
C11H12N2O2
86197
l-tryptophan, tryptophan, l-tryptophane, s-tryptophan, tryptophane, h-trp-oh, optimax, trofan, tryptacin, ardeytropin
C1=CC=C2C(=C1)C(=CN2)CC(C(=O)O)N
204.229
CHEBI:16828
99%
100g

Chemical Identifiers

73-22-3
204.229
QIVBCDIJIAJPQS-VIFPVBQESA-N
6305
(2S)-2-amino-3-(1H-indol-3-yl)propanoic acid
C11H12N2O2
MFCD00064340
l-tryptophan, tryptophan, l-tryptophane, s-tryptophan, tryptophane, h-trp-oh, optimax, trofan, tryptacin, ardeytropin
CHEBI:16828
C1=CC=C2C(=C1)C(=CN2)CC(C(=O)O)N
Safety and Handling

Safety and Handling

RTECSNumber : YN6130000

TSCA : TSCA

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