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P5482

Sigma-Aldrich

L-Phenylalanine

from non-animal source, meets EP, JP, USP testing specifications, suitable for cell culture, 98.5-101.0%

Synonym(s):
(S)-2-Amino-3-phenylpropionic acid
Linear Formula:
C6H5CH2CH(NH2)CO2H
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
165.19
Beilstein:
1910408
EC Number:
MDL number:
eCl@ss:
32160406
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.26

biological source

non-animal source

Quality Level

Agency

meets EP testing specifications
meets JP testing specifications
meets USP testing specifications

product line

BioXtra

assay

98.5-101.0%

form

powder

quality

meets EP, JP, USP testing specifications

technique(s)

cell culture | mammalian: suitable

impurities

endotoxin, tested

color

white

mp

270-275 °C (dec.) (lit.)

solubility

1 M HCl: 50 mg/mL

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

SMILES string

N[C@@H](Cc1ccccc1)C(O)=O

InChI

1S/C9H11NO2/c10-8(9(11)12)6-7-4-2-1-3-5-7/h1-5,8H,6,10H2,(H,11,12)/t8-/m0/s1

InChI key

COLNVLDHVKWLRT-QMMMGPOBSA-N

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Application

L-Phenylalanine has been used as a component of cell culture media. It has been used in the preparation of Dulbecco′s Modified Eagle′s Medium which has been utilized as a basal media to maintain primary cultures of human embryonic kidney 293T cells.

Packaging

10 mg in glass bottle
25, 100 g in poly bottle
1 kg in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

L-Phenylalanine is an essential amino acid. It is significantly involved in the synthesis of neurotransmitters such as dopamine, epinephrine, norepinephrine, l-DOPA (Dihydroxyphenylalanine), melanin and thyroxine. L-Phenylalanine metabolism also results in phenylethylamine, that brings about effect of a stimulant in the brain and enhances mood.

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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