|Synonyms||(±)-2-Amino-3-phenylpropionic acid; H-DL-Phe-OH; NSC 9959; DLPA|
|Purity Chemicals||≥98% (HPLC)|
|Appearance||White crystals or crystalline powder.|
|Solubility||Soluble in water.|
|Identity||Determined by NMR.|
|Declaration||Manufactured by Chemodex.|
|Other Product Data||
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|Shipping and Handling|
|Short Term Storage||+20°C|
|Long Term Storage||+4°C|
Keep cool and dry.
Protect from light and moisture.
|Use/Stability||Stable for at least 2 years after receipt when stored at +4°C.|
|Product Specification Sheet|
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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