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78019 Sigma-Aldrich

L-Phenylalanine

BioUltra, ≥99.0% (NT)

Synonym: (S)-2-Amino-3-phenylpropionic acid

  • CAS Number 63-91-2

  • Linear Formula C6H5CH2CH(NH2)CO2H

  • Molecular Weight 165.19

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1910408

  •  EC Number 200-568-1

  •  MDL number MFCD00064227

  •  eCl@ss 32160406

  •  PubChem Substance ID 57652717

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Properties

Related Categories Amino Acids, Amino acids, BioUltra, Biochemicals and Reagents, Cell Biology,
Quality Level   200
product line   BioUltra
assay   ≥99.0% (NT)
form   powder or crystals
optical activity   [α]20/D −34±0.5°, c = 2% in H2O
impurities   insoluble matter, passes filter test
  ≤0.3% foreign amino acids
ign. residue   ≤0.1% (as SO4)
loss   ≤0.1% loss on drying, 110°C
color   white
pH   5.0-7.0 (25 °C, 0.1 M in H2O)
mp   270-275 °C (dec.) (lit.)
solubility   H2O: 0.1 M at 20 °C, clear, colorless
anion traces   chloride (Cl-): ≤50 mg/kg
  sulfate (SO42-): ≤200 mg/kg
cation traces   Al: ≤5 mg/kg
  As: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  Ba: ≤5 mg/kg
  Bi: ≤5 mg/kg
  Ca: ≤10 mg/kg
  Cd: ≤5 mg/kg
  Co: ≤5 mg/kg
  Cr: ≤5 mg/kg
  Cu: ≤5 mg/kg
  Fe: ≤5 mg/kg
  K: ≤50 mg/kg
  Li: ≤5 mg/kg
  Mg: ≤5 mg/kg
  Mn: ≤5 mg/kg
  Mo: ≤5 mg/kg
  NH4+: ≤100 mg/kg
  Na: ≤50 mg/kg
  Ni: ≤5 mg/kg
  Pb: ≤5 mg/kg
  Sr: ≤5 mg/kg
  Zn: ≤5 mg/kg
absorption   cut-off at 274 nm in H2O at 0.1 M
storage temp.   room temp
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
Gene Information   human ... CA1(759), CA14(23632), CA2(760), CA4(762), CA5A(763), CA7(766)

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Other Notes

Growth requirement of various microorganisms.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

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