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56-69-9 - DL-5-Hydroxytryptophan, 99% - DL-2-Amino-3-[3-(5-hydroxyindole)]propionic acid - A12237 - Alfa Aesar

A12237 DL-5-Hydroxytryptophan, 99%

CAS Number
56-69-9
Synonyms
DL-2-Amino-3-[3-(5-hydroxyindole)]propionic acid

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
1g 53.25
5g 224.54
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DL-5-Hydroxytryptophan, 99%

MDL
MFCD00005651
EINECS
200-284-8

Chemical Properties

Formula
C11H12N2O3
Formula Weight
220.23
Melting point
ca 298° dec.
Solubility
Soluble in water (4 mg/ml at 25°C), methanol.

Applications

It is an immediate precursor that is used to assess central serotonergic function. It was used for the treatment of insomnia.

Notes

Store at 4°C. Store in cool, dry place in a tightly sealed container. Store away from oxidizing agent.

Literature References

Kjell Fuxe; Larry L. Butcher; And Jörgen Engel. Dl-5-Hydroxytryptophan-Induced Changes In Central Monoamine Neurons After Peripheral Decarboxylase Inhibition. Journal Of Pharmacy And Pharmacology, 2011, 23 (6), 420-424.

Björn-Erik Roos; Göran Steg. The effect of L-3, 4-dihydroxyphenylalanine and DL-5- -hydroxytryptophan on rigidity and tremor induced by reserpine, chlorpromazine and phenoxybenzamine. Life Sciences, 1964, 3 (4), 351-360.

Other References

Merck
14,4847
Beilstein
88199
Harmonized Tariff Code
2933.99
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
YN7100000

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