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P2126

Sigma-Aldrich

L-Phenylalanine

reagent grade, ≥98%

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

Quality Level

grade

reagent grade

assay

≥98%

form

powder or crystals

application(s)

detection: suitable

color

white to off-white

mp

270-275 °C (dec.) (lit.)

solubility

1 M NH4OH: 50 mg/mL, clear, colorless

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 in Fluo-4 Ca2+-assay in a study to demonstrate that G-protein coupled receptor 139 reference surrogate agonists 1a and 7c and L-phenylalanine share a common binding site. It has also been used to spike blood samples to study the effect of dried blood spots on newborn screening.

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle
100, 500 g in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

L-Phenylalanine is an essential aromatic amino acid. It has a role in metabolism as it forms a starting point for many pathways. This neutral amino acid is a precursor for tyrosine, epinephrine, dopamine and norepinephrine.

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

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Olga Babich et al.
Heliyon, 6(1), e03096-e03096 (2020-01-08)
The effect of three types of polysaccharides (agar-agar, carrageenan, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose) on the activity and stability during storage at given temperature conditions of the enzyme preparation L-phenylalanine ammonia-lyase was studied. It was found that the most suitable storage temperature for...
The GPR139 reference agonists 1a and 7c, and tryptophan and phenylalanine share a common binding site
Anne Cathrine
Scientific Reports (2017)
AMINO ACIDS | Metabolism
Encyclopedia of Food and Color Additives, 197-206 (2003)
Genetics in Medicine : Official Journal of the American College of Medical Genetics (2012)
Protein and Amino Acid Metabolism
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