missing translation for 'onlineSavingsMsg'
Learn More

Thermo Scientific Chemicals L-Phenylalanine, 99%

Catalog Number p-7021060
21.66 GBP valid until 2024-06-30
Use promo code "21742" to get your promotional price.


Click to view available options
Quantity:
25 g
100 g
500 g
1000 g
63-91-2
C9H11NO2
165.19
MFCD00064227
COLNVLDHVKWLRT-UHFFFAOYNA-N
l-phenylalanine, phenylalanine, s-2-amino-3-phenylpropanoic acid, 3-phenyl-l-alanine, s-phenylalanine, 3-phenylalanine, 2s-2-amino-3-phenylpropanoic acid, s-2-amino-3-phenylpropionic acid, beta-phenyl-l-alanine, h-phe-oh
6140
CHEBI:17295
NC(CC1=CC=CC=C1)C(O)=O
63-91-2
C9H11NO2
165.19
MFCD00064227
COLNVLDHVKWLRT-UHFFFAOYNA-N
l-phenylalanine, phenylalanine, s-2-amino-3-phenylpropanoic acid, 3-phenyl-l-alanine, s-phenylalanine, 3-phenylalanine, 2s-2-amino-3-phenylpropanoic acid, s-2-amino-3-phenylpropionic acid, beta-phenyl-l-alanine, h-phe-oh
6140
CHEBI:17295
NC(CC1=CC=CC=C1)C(O)=O

L-Phenylalanine, CAS # 63-91-2, is an essential amino acid with an aromatic structure used in the biosynthesis of other amino acids. It is important for the structure and function of many proteins and enzymes.

L-Phenylalanine is an aromatic organic compound containing amine and acid as functional groups. It is an essential amino acid and its structure can be considered as the derivative of 3-phenylpropionic acid, in which one hydrogen atom present at C-2 position is substituted with amino group. It is a chiral compound and consists of two optical isomers. It is also known as 2-amino-3-phenylpropanoic acid, beta-phenylalanine, L-alfa-amino-beta-phenylpropionic acid, H-Phe-OH and (S)-2-amino-3-phenylpropionic acid.

This Thermo Scientific Chemicals brand product was originally part of the Alfa Aesar product portfolio. Some documentation and label information may refer to the legacy brand. The original Alfa Aesar product / item code or SKU reference has not changed as a part of the brand transition to Thermo Scientific Chemicals.

General Description

  • L-Phenylalanine is an essential amino acid found in several dietary sources, including meat, fish, eggs, cheese, and milk
  • Phenylalanine can be converted into the amino acid tyrosine

Application

  • L-Phenylalanine is used in the synthesis of other amino acids
  • It can be used as a precursor for the skin pigment melanin as well as the monoamine neurotransmitters dopamine, norepinephrine (noradrenaline), and epinephrine (adrenaline)
  • It is used to biochemically form proteins coded by DNA
  • Due to its ability to absorb ultraviolet radiation, it is used to quantify the amount of protein
  • In research, it is used as an alkaline phosphatase inhibitor
TRUSTED_SUSTAINABILITY
Melting Point ∼275°C (decomposition)
Assay Percent Range 99%
Beilstein 1910408
Merck Index 14,7271
Solubility Information Soluble in water. Slightly soluble in methanol and ethanol. Insoluble in ethyl ether and benzene.
IUPAC Name (2S)-2-amino-3-phenylpropanoic acid
Formula Weight 165.19
Percent Purity 99%
Quantity 25 g
Optical Rotation −34° (c=2 in Water)
Chemical Name or Material L-Phenylalanine
Show More Show Less

RUO – Research Use Only

missing translation for 'provideContentCorrection'

missing translation for 'productTitle'