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P5482 Sigma-Aldrich

L-Phenylalanine

from non-animal source, meets EP, JP, USP testing specifications, suitable for cell culture, 98.5-101.0%

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 24898657

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Properties

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Quality Level   PREMIUM
biological source   non-animal source
InChI Key   COLNVLDHVKWLRT-QMMMGPOBSA-N
assay   98.5-101.0%
form   powder
impurities   endotoxin, tested
mp   270-275 °C (dec.) (lit.)
solubility   1 M HCl: 50 mg/mL
suitability   meets EP, JP, USP testing specifications
  suitable for cell culture
Featured Industry   Pharmaceutical (small molecule)
Gene Information   human ... CA1(759), CA14(23632), CA2(760), CA4(762), CA5A(763), CA7(766)

Description

Application

L-Phenylalanine has been used as a component of cell culture media. It has been used in the preparation of Dulbecco′s Modified Eagle′s Medium which has been utilized as a basal media to maintain primary cultures of human embryonic kidney 293T cells.

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

10 mg in glass bottle

25, 100 g in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

L-Phenylalanine is an essential amino acid. It is significantly involved in the synthesis of neurotransmitters such as dopamine, epinephrine, norepinephrine, l-DOPA (Dihydroxyphenylalanine), melanin and thyroxine. L-Phenylalanine metabolism also results in phenylethylamine, that brings about effect of a stimulant in the brain and enhances mood.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
AY7535000

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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Cell Culture Guide

Milli-Q® Water Purification Solutions
Protocols & Articles

Articles

MSMLS Online Plate Map

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