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T3754 Sigma-Aldrich

L-Tyrosine

reagent grade, ≥98% (HPLC)

Synonym: (S)-2-Amino-3-(4-hydroxyphenyl)propionic acid, 3-(4-Hydroxyphenyl)-L-alanine

  • CAS Number 60-18-4

  • Linear Formula 4-(HO)C6H4CH2CH(NH2)CO2H

  • Molecular Weight 181.19

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 392441

  •  EC Number 200-460-4

  •  MDL number MFCD00002606

  •  eCl@ss 32160406

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24900164

  •  NACRES NA.26

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Properties

Related Categories Amino Acid, Amino Acids, Amino acids, Cell Biology, Cell Signaling and Neuroscience,
Quality Level   200
grade   reagent grade
assay   ≥98% (HPLC)
form   powder
application(s)   detection: suitable
color   white to off-white
mp   >300 °C (dec.) (lit.)
solubility   1 M HCl: soluble 50 mg/mL
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

Description

Application

L-Tyrosine has been used to prepare tyrosine solution for tyrosinase assay. It has also been used to assay pepsin activity.

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

50, 100, 500 g in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

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

Other Notes

Amino acid precursor of dopamine and other catecholamines

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
RTECS 
YP2275600

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Protocols & Articles

Protocols

Enzymatic Assay of Protease Using Casein As a Substrate

To standardize a procedure for the enzymatic assay of Protease using Casein as a substrate at Sigma-Aldrich St. Louis.

Enzymatic Assay of Proteinase K (EC 3.4.21.64)

This procedure is for determining Proteinase K (EC 3.4.21.64) activity using hemoglobin as the substrate.
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