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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 Registry Number 392441

  •  EC Number 200-460-4

  •  MDL number MFCD00002606

  •  eCl@ss 32160406

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24900164

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Description

Other Notes

Amino acid precursor of dopamine and other catecholamines

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

50, 100, 500 g in poly bottle

Application

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

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.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

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

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

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 may be used for determination of Proteinase K activity using hemoglobin as the substrate. It is not used to assay the activity of immobilized Proteinase K products, such as Catalog Num...
Keywords: Immobilization

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