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T8566 Sigma-Aldrich

L-Tyrosine

from non-animal source, meets EP, USP testing specifications, suitable for cell culture, 99.0-101.0%

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/REAXYS Number 392441

  •  EC Number 200-460-4

  •  MDL number MFCD00002606

  •  eCl@ss 32160406

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24900543

  •  NACRES NA.26

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Properties

Related Categories Allium cepa (Onion), Allium sativum (Garlic), Aloe Vera, Amino Acids, Amino Acids & Derivatives,
biological source   non-animal source
assay   99.0-101.0%
form   powder
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
application(s)   cell culture | mammalian: suitable
impurities   endotoxin, tested
mp   >300 °C (dec.) (lit.)
solubility   1 M HCl: 25 mg/mL
suitability   meets EP, USP testing specifications
Featured Industry   Pharmaceutical (small molecule)
SMILES string   N[C@@H](Cc1ccc(O)cc1)C(O)=O
InChI   1S/C9H11NO3/c10-8(9(12)13)5-6-1-3-7(11)4-2-6/h1-4,8,11H,5,10H2,(H,12,13)/t8-/m0/s1
InChI key   OUYCCCASQSFEME-QMMMGPOBSA-N

Description

Application

L-Tyrosine has been used as a supplement in Dulbecco′s modified Eagle′s medium for culturing SY5Y neuroblastoma cells for stable isotope labeling of amino acids on cell culture (SILAC).

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

10 mg in glass bottle

25, 100 g in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

L-Tyrosine consists of a polar side chain and is a non-essential amino acid. It is utilized by cells to synthesize proteins that are involved in signal transduction. L-Tyrosine acts as a receiver of phosphate groups that are transferred by kinases.

Packaging

Bottomless glass bottle. Contents are inside inserted fused cone.

Other Notes

Amino acid precursor of dopamine and other catecholamines

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

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

Single- & multi-channel pipettes from BRAND

Pipette Controller from Brand
Protocols & Articles

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