59-92-7 L-DOPA AKSci J10404
 
 
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  J10404    AKSci Reference Standard
L-DOPA
, 99% (HPLC)
 
Levodopa
3,4-Dihydroxy-L-phenylalanine
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IDENTITY
CAS Number:59-92-7
MDL Number:MFCD00002598
MF:C9H11NO4
MW:197.19
EINECS:200-445-2
BRN:2215169
SPECIFICATIONS & PROPERTIES
Min. Purity Spec:99% (HPLC)
Physical Form (at 20°C):Solid
Melting Point:270-280°C
Optical Rotation:-11.7° (c=5.3, 1N HCl)
Long-Term Storage:Store long-term in a cool, dry place
DOT/IATA TRANSPORT INFORMATION
Not hazardous material

BIOLOGICAL INFO
Solubility:H2O: 66mg/mL; EtOH: insoluble; 0.5M HCl: 50mg/mL
Application(s):Antiparkinson Agent; Dopamine Agent
Form:Free Base

REVIEW

 L-DOPA is the precursor to the neurotransmitters dopamine, norepinephrine (noradrenaline), and epinephrine (adrenaline) collectively known as catecholamines.

REFERENCES
[1]Quik M, Park KM, Hrachova M, Mallela A, Huang LZ, McIntosh JM, Grady SR (2012). Role for alpha6 nicotinic receptors in l-dopa-induced dyskinesias in parkinsonian mice. Neuropharmacology. 63(3):450-9. PMID 22579614.
[2] Golembiowska K, Dziubina A (2012). The effect of adenosine A(2A) receptor antagonists on hydroxyl radical, dopamine, and glutamate in the striatum of rats with altered function of VMAT2. Neurotox Res. 22(2):150-7. PMID 22407500.
[3] Yoon, Seung-Heon; Carbohydrate Research 2009, V344(17), P2349-2356

GLOBALLY HARMONIZED SYSTEM (GHS)

Pictograms

Signal Word
Warning

Hazard Statements
H302; H315; H319; H335

Precautionary Statements
P261; P264; P270; P271; P280; P301+P312; P302+P352; P304+P340; P305+P351+P338; P312; P321; P330; P332+P313; P337+P313; P362; P403+P233; P405; P501


Current as of April 15, 2024

AKSci Reference Standards are high-purity, low-impurity compounds suitable for use as standards.


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CATEGORIES

 Amino Acids > Phenylalanine


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