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D1507 Sigma-Aldrich

L-3,4-Dihydroxyphenylalanine methyl ester hydrochloride

solid

Synonym: Methyl L-DOPA hydrochloride

  • CAS Number 1421-65-4

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C10H13NO4 · HCl

  • Molecular Weight 247.68

  •  MDL number MFCD00038958

  •  eCl@ss 32160406

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24278358

  •  NACRES NA.77

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Properties

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Quality Level   200
form   solid
color   white to off-white
storage temp.   −20°C
SMILES string   Cl[H].COC(=O)[C@@H](N)Cc1ccc(O)c(O)c1
InChI   1S/C10H13NO4.ClH/c1-15-10(14)7(11)4-6-2-3-8(12)9(13)5-6;/h2-3,5,7,12-13H,4,11H2,1H3;1H/t7-;/m0./s1
InChI key   WFGNJLMSYIJWII-FJXQXJEOSA-N

Description

Application

L-3,4-Dihydroxyphenylalanine methyl ester hydrochloride has been used:
• in treating 6-hydroxydopamine induced lesions mice serotonin neurons
• in tyrosinase activity in B16F10 skin melanoma cells
• to test its neuroprotective effect in mesencephalic neurons

Packaging

1, 5 g in poly bottle

500 mg in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

L-3,4-Dihydroxyphenylalanine methyl ester is a precursor to L-DOPA that crosses the blood-brain barrier. Antiparkinsonian agent L-DOPA methyl ester elicits antitumor functionality in leukemia and melanoma.

Features and Benefits

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Caution

Light sensitive

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Certificate of Origin (COO)

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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References

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