Alfa Aesar™ L-Tryptophan, 99%


Overview
Brand: Alfa Aesar™

Manufacturer Part Number: A10230.22

L-(-)-TRYPTOPHAN, 99% 100G

UNSPSC: 12352100

Code: NEW

Additional Details:
Additional Details: CAS Number: 73-22-3 Weight: 0.01000kg


Quantity 100g

Product Code. 11463923

Quantity Price
1 £ 64.87 / 100g
Estimated Shipment date
from Supplier 07-12-2016
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Description and Specification

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material L-Tryptophan
CAS 73-22-3
Molecular Formula C11H12N2O2
Formula Weight 204.23g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00064340
Beilstein 86197
Merck Index 14,9797
Synonym (S)-2-Amino-3-(3-indolyl)propionic acid; H-Trp-OH

Specification

Quantity 100g
Melting Point 280°C 285°C
Quantity 100g
Optical Rotation −31° (c=1 in water)
Chemical Name or Material L-Tryptophan
CAS 73-22-3
Assay 99%
Assay Percent Range 99%
Molecular Formula C11H12N2O2
Formula Weight 204.23g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00064340
Beilstein 86197
Merck Index 14,9797
Synonym (S)-2-Amino-3-(3-indolyl)propionic acid; H-Trp-OH
RTECS Number YN6130000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
L-tryptophan is an essential amino acid which is necessary for normal growth in infants and for nitrogen balance in adults. It acts as a natural dietary supplement and used as an antidepressant, anxiolytic and sleep aid. It is used as a precursor to niacin, indole alkaloids and serotonin. It acts as an important intrinsic fluorescent probe, which finds to estimate the nature of microenvironment of the tryptophan.

Solubility
Soluble in water, ammonia, hot alcohol, alkali hydroxides and dilute acids. Slightly soluble in acetic acid and ethanol. Insoluble in chloroform and ethyl ether.

Notes
Incompatible with strong acids and strong oxidizing agents.