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Methyldopa

United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Reference Standard

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Synonym(s):
Methyl-DOPA sesquihydrate, 3-(3,4-Dihydroxyphenyl)-2-methyl-L-alanine, MK-351, Methyl-L-DOPA
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C10H13NO4 · 1.5H2O
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
238.24
Beilstein:
2417244
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

pharmaceutical primary standard

API family

methyldopa

manufacturer/tradename

USP

mp

≥300 °C

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

format

neat

SMILES string

C[C@](N)(Cc1ccc(O)c(O)c1)C(O)=O

InChI

1S/C10H13NO4/c1-10(11,9(14)15)5-6-2-3-7(12)8(13)4-6/h2-4,12-13H,5,11H2,1H3,(H,14,15)/t10-/m0/s1

InChI key

CJCSPKMFHVPWAR-JTQLQIEISA-N

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Methyldopa United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Reference Standard

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peptide synthesis

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neat

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methyldopa

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methyldopa

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≥300 °C

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≥300 °C

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≥300 °C

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>300 °C (lit.)

Application

Methyldopa USP reference standard, intended for use in specified quality tests and assays as specified in the USP compendia.

Analysis Note

These products are for test and assay use only. They are not meant for administration to humans or animals and cannot be used to diagnose, treat, or cure diseases of any kind.  ​

Other Notes

Sales restrictions may apply.

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable


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