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5-Aminolevulinic acid hydrochloride

BioReagent, suitable for cell culture, powder, ≥98%

Synonym: δ-Aminolevulinic acid hydrochloride, 5-Amino-4-oxopentanoic acid hydrochloride, 5-Aminolaevulinic acid hydrochloride, ALA

  • CAS Number 5451-09-2

  • Linear Formula NH2CH2C(O)CH2CH2COOH · HCl

  • Molecular Weight 167.59

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 3690651

  •  EC Number 226-679-5

  •  MDL number MFCD00012869

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24891281

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InChI Key   ZLHFONARZHCSET-UHFFFAOYSA-N
product line   BioReagent
assay   ≥98%
form   powder
solubility   H2O: 50 mg/mL
suitability   suitable for cell culture
storage temp.   −20°C

Description

Application

5-Aminolevulinic acid formed from glycine and succinyl CoA by ALA synthase is the first compound in prophyrin biosynthesis pathway. 5-Aminolevulinic acid is used in photodynamic therapy. This compound may be used to study the effects of photodynamic therapy in vitro.

Packaging

1 g in glass bottle

10, 500 mg in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Intermediate in heme biosynthesis.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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Documents

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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