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T8566

Sigma-Aldrich

L-Tyrosine

from non-animal source, meets EP, USP testing specifications, suitable for cell culture, 99.0-101.0%

Synonym(s):
(S)-2-Amino-3-(4-hydroxyphenyl)propionic acid, 3-(4-Hydroxyphenyl)-L-alanine
Linear Formula:
4-(HO)C6H4CH2CH(NH2)CO2H
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
181.19
Beilstein:
392441
EC Number:
MDL number:
eCl@ss:
32160406
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.26

Quality Level

biological source

non-animal source

Agency

USP/NF
meets EP testing specifications
meets USP testing specifications

product line

BioXtra

assay

99.0-101.0%

form

powder

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

technique(s)

cell culture | mammalian: suitable

impurities

endotoxin, tested

color

white to off-white

mp

>300 °C (dec.) (lit.)

solubility

1 M HCl: 25 mg/mL

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

SMILES string

N[C@@H](Cc1ccc(O)cc1)C(O)=O

InChI

1S/C9H11NO3/c10-8(9(12)13)5-6-1-3-7(11)4-2-6/h1-4,8,11H,5,10H2,(H,12,13)/t8-/m0/s1

InChI key

OUYCCCASQSFEME-QMMMGPOBSA-N

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Application

L-Tyrosine has been used as a supplement in Dulbecco′s modified Eagle′s medium for culturing SY5Y neuroblastoma cells for stable isotope labeling of amino acids on cell culture (SILAC).

Packaging

10 mg in glass bottle
25, 100 g in poly bottle
1 kg in poly bottle
Bottomless glass bottle. Contents are inside inserted fused cone.

Biochem/physiol Actions

L-Tyrosine consists of a polar side chain and is a non-essential amino acid. It is utilized by cells to synthesize proteins that are involved in signal transduction. L-Tyrosine acts as a receiver of phosphate groups that are transferred by kinases.

Other Notes

Amino acid precursor of dopamine and other catecholamines

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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