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A3785 Sigma

5-Aminolevulinic acid hydrochloride

≥98%

Synonym: δ-Aminolevulinic acid hydrochloride, 5-Amino-4-oxopentanoic acid hydrochloride, 5-Aminolaevulinic acid hydrochloride, ALA

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InChI Key   ZLHFONARZHCSET-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Quality Level   PREMIUM
assay   ≥98%
storage temp.   −20°C

Description

Biochem/physiol Actions

Intermediate in heme biosynthesis.

5-Aminolevulinic acid (5-ALA) is an intermediate in heme biosynthesis and being studied as an inducing reagent for protoporphyrin IX (PPIX) dependent fluorescence diagnosis of metastatic lymph nodes. 5-ALA is used for photodynamic therapy of diseases such as Paget’s disease and HPV infection-associated cervical condylomata acuminata.

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1, 5 g in glass bottle

500 mg in glass bottle

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RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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Peer-Reviewed Papers
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