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Alfa Aesar™ L-Tryptophan, 99%

$45.20 - $438.89

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material L-Tryptophan
CAS 73-22-3
Molecular Formula C11H12N2O2
Formula Weight 204.23g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00064340
Beilstein 86197
Merck Index 14,9797
Synonym (S)-2-Amino-3-(3-indolyl)propionic acid
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AAA1023014

 
alfa aesar
A10230-14
25g Each for $45.20

AAA1023022

 
alfa aesar™
A10230-22
100g Each for $122.08

AAA1023036

 
alfa aesar™
A10230-36
500g Each for $438.89
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Quantity 25g
Chemical Name or Material L-Tryptophan
CAS 73-22-3
Assay 99%
Assay Percent Range 99%
Molecular Formula C11H12N2O2
Formula Weight 204.23g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00064340
Beilstein 86197
Merck Index 14,9797
Synonym (S)-2-Amino-3-(3-indolyl)propionic acid
RTECS Number YN6130000
TSCA TSCA

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.