Product overview

  • Name
    L-DOPA
  • Short description
    Immediate precursor of dopamine
  • Biological description
    Immediate precursor of dopamine. Exhibits anti-parkinsonian action.
  • Alternative names
    Levodopa
  • Biological action
    Agonist
  • Purity
    >98%
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Properties

  • Chemical name
    L-3,4-Dihydroxyphenylalanine
  • Molecular Weight
    197.19
  • Chemical structure
    L-DOPA [59-92-7]
  • Molecular Formula
    C9H11NO4
  • CAS Number
    59-92-7
  • PubChem identifier
    6047
  • SMILES
    C1=CC(=C(C=C1C[C@@H](C(=O)O)N)O)O
  • InChi
    InChI=1S/C9H11NO4/c10-6(9(13)14)3-5-1-2-7(11)8(12)4-5/h1-2,4,6,11-12H,3,10H2,(H,13,14)/t6-/m0/s1
  • InChiKey
    WTDRDQBEARUVNC-LURJTMIESA-N
  • MDL number
    MFCD00002598
  • Appearance
    White solid

Storing and Using Your Product

  • Storage instructions
    -20°C
  • Solubility overview
    Soluble in water (5mM) and in 0.05M HCl (50mM)
  • Important
    This product is for RESEARCH USE ONLY and is not intended for therapeutic or diagnostic use. Not for human or veterinary use.

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