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L-Tyrosine

≥97%, FG

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

  •  FEMA Number 3736

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 392441

  •  EC Number 200-460-4

  •  MDL number MFCD00002606

  •  eCl@ss 32160406

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24901863

  •  Flavis number 17.022

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biological source   corn
grade   FDA 21 CFR 173.65
  FG
reg. compliance   EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 872/2012
InChI Key   OUYCCCASQSFEME-QMMMGPOBSA-N
assay   ≥97%
optical activity   [α]20/D −10.6°, c = 4 in 1 M HCl
mp   >300 °C (dec.)(lit.)
solubility   water: soluble 0.479 g/L at 25 °C
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   odorless
food allergen   no known allergens

Description

Other Notes

Amino acid precursor of dopamine and other catecholamines

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Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

100 g in poly bottle

General description

L-Tyrosine is an important amino acid mainly used as a dietary supplement.

L-tyrosine, an aromatic amino acid, is used common dietary supplement that has a wide range of applications in food and pharmaceutical industry. It is a precursor for preparing industrially important compounds such as 3,4-dihydroxy-L-phenylalanine (L-DOPA), melanin and p-hydroxystyrene. L-tyrosine can be synthesized by different biotechnological methods which are ecofriendly.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
YP2275600

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