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/REAXYS Number:
392441
EC Number:
MDL number:
eCl@ss:
32160406
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.26
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biological source

non-animal source

Agency/Method

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

application(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

Featured Industry

Pharmaceutical (small molecule)

SMILES string

NC@@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

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

Hazard Codes

Xi

Risk Statement

36/37/38

Safety Statement

26

RIDADR

NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany

WGK 1

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Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 110(19), 7690-7695 (2013-04-20)
Using quantum mechanics/molecular mechanics calculations and the 1.9-Å crystal structure of Photosystem II [Umena Y, Kawakami K, Shen J-R, Kamiya N (2011) Nature 473(7345):55-60], we investigated the H-bonding environment of the redox-active tyrosine D (TyrD) and obtained insights that help...
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Nature immunology, 14(12), 1247-1255 (2013-11-05)
The inflammasome adaptor ASC contributes to innate immunity through the activation of caspase-1. Here we found that signaling pathways dependent on the kinases Syk and Jnk were required for the activation of caspase-1 via the ASC-dependent inflammasomes NLRP3 and AIM2....

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