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60-18-4 - L-Tyrosine, 99% - 3-(4-Hydroxyphenyl)-L-alanine - H-Tyr-OH - A11141 - Alfa Aesar

A11141 L-Tyrosine, 99%

CAS Number
60-18-4
Synonyms
3-(4-Hydroxyphenyl)-L-alanine
H-Tyr-OH

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
50g 27.96
100g 46.14
250g 68.24
1000g 208.00
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L-Tyrosine, 99%

MDL
MFCD00002606
EINECS
200-460-4

Chemical Properties

Formula
C9H11NO3
Formula Weight
181.19
Melting point
>300°
Density
1.46
Solubility
Soluble in hydrochloric acid. Slightly soluble in water.

Applications

L-Tyrosine is used in pharmaceuticals, dietary supplements and food additives. It is a precursor to alkaloids such as morphine, neurotransmitters, epinephrine, p-coumaric acid, thyroxine, pigment melanin and catcholamines. It plays a vital role in photosynthesis.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong reducing agents.

Literature References

Gu, W.; Wang, M.; Mao, X.; Wang, Y.; Li, L.; Xia, W. A facile sensitive l-tyrosine electrochemical sensor based on a coupled CuO/Cu2O nanoparticles and multi-walled carbon nanotubes nanocomposite film. Anal. Methods 2015, 7 (4), 1313-1320.

Hamzehzadeh, S.; Abbasi, M. The influence of 1-butyl-3-methyl-imidazolium bromide on the partitioning of l-tyrosine within the {polyethylene glycol 600+ potassium citrate} aqueous biphasic system at T= 298.15 K. J. Chem. Thermodyn. 2015, 80, 102-111.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335

Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P362-P312-P321-P405-P403+P233-P501a

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Specific treatment (see label). Store locked up. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,9839
Beilstein
392441
Harmonized Tariff Code
2922.50
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
YP2275600

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