Please login to your online account to display your discounted pricing

Alfa Aesar™ L-Tryptophan, 99%

$50.95 - $487.95

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material L-Tryptophan
CAS 73-22-3
Molecular Formula C11H12N2O2
Formula Weight 204.23
MDL Number MFCD00064340
Beilstein 86197
Merck Index 14,9797
Synonym (S)-2-Amino-3-(3-indolyl)propionic acid; H-Trp-OH
View More Specs
Products
Catalog Number Mfr. No. Quantity Price Quantity    

AAA1023014

  SDS
alfa aesar
A1023014
25g Each for $50.95

AAA1023022

  SDS
alfa aesar™
A1023022
100g Each for $135.31

AAA1023036

  SDS
alfa aesar™
A1023036
500g Each for $487.95
Description & Specifications

Specifications

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

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.