DL-Phenylalanine

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Synonyms (±)-2-Amino-3-phenylpropionic acid; H-DL-Phe-OH; NSC 9959; DLPA
Product Type Chemical
Properties
Formula C9H11NO2
MW 165.19
CAS 150-30-1
Purity Chemicals ≥98% (HPLC)
Appearance White crystals or crystalline powder.
Solubility Soluble in water.
Identity Determined by NMR.
Declaration Manufactured by Chemodex.
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InChi Key COLNVLDHVKWLRT-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Smiles NC(CC1=CC=CC=C1)C(O)=O
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Short Term Storage +20°C
Long Term Storage +4°C
Handling Advice Keep cool and dry.
Protect from light and moisture.
Use/Stability Stable for at least 2 years after receipt when stored at +4°C.
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Essential alpha-amino acid in humans. Mixture of D-phenylalanine and L-phenylalanine. Precursor for tyrosine, the monoamine neurotransmitters dopamine, norepinephrine (noradrenaline), epinephrine (adrenaline), the neuromodulator phenethylamine and the skin pigment melanin. Used in the manufacture of food and drink products and sold as a nutritional supplement for its reputed analgesic and antidepressant effects. Building block which may be used by as starting material for synthesis.

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