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3-(3,4-Dihydroxyphenyl)-L-alanine
(CAS Number:59-92-7 Product Number:D0600)

Structure

3-(3,4-Dihydroxyphenyl)-L-alanine
Synonym L-DOPA
Synonym Levodopa

General Information

Product Number D0600

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Purity/Analysis Method >98.0%(HPLC)(T)
Storage Temperature
M.F. / M.W. C9H11NO4=197.19
CAS Number 59-92-7
Related CAS Number
MDL Number MFCD00002598
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Specification

Purity(HPLC) min. 98.0 area%
Purity(Nonaqueous Titration) min. 98.0 %
Specific rotation [a]20/D -11.0 to -13.0 deg(C=5, 1mol/L HCl)
Solubility in 1mol/L HCl almost transparency

References

Beilstein 14(1)681
Reaxys-RN 2215169
PubChem SID 87567249
Merck Index(14) 5464
RTECS# AY5600000

GHS

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Signal Word Warning
Hazard Statements
  • H302
  • :Harmful if swallowed.
  • H315
  • :Causes skin irritation.
  • H319
  • :Causes serious eye irritation.
Precautionary Statements
  • P264
  • :Wash hands and face thoroughly after handling.
  • P270
  • :Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
  • P280
  • :Wear protective gloves, eye protection.
  • P301+P312+P330
  • :If swallowed: Call a poison center or doctor if you feel unwell. Rinse mouth.
  • P302+P352+P332+P313+P362+P364
  • :If on skin: Wash with plenty of soap and water. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice or attention. Take off contaminated clothing and wash it before reuse.
  • P305+P351+P338+P337+P313
  • :If in eyes: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice or attention.
  • P501
  • :Dispose of contents and container in accordance with local, regional, national regulations (e.g. US: 40 CFR Part 261, EU:91/156/EEC, JP: Waste Disposal and Cleaning Act, etc.).

Transport Information

HS Number 2922.50.4000

Application

L-DOPA (Levodopa): A Precursor in the Biosynthesis of Dopamine

L-DOPA (Levodopa) is a bio-derivative of amino acid L-tyrosine [T0550]. It is a precursor in the biosynthesis of dopamine [A0305], noradrenaline [A0906] and adrenaline [A0173], and is used to increase dopamine levels in brain.

References

PubMed Literature

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