L-DOPA

Cat. No. 3788

L-DOPA C9H11NO4 [59-92-7]

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Alternative Name: Levodopa

Chemical Name: L-3,4-Dihydroxyphenylalanine

Biological Activity

Immediate precursor of dopamine, produced by tyrosine hydroxylase. Displays antiParkinsonian activity.

Technical Data

M.Wt:
197.19
Formula:
C9H11NO4
Solubility:
Soluble to 5 mM in water and to 50 mM in 1eq. HCl
Purity:
>99 %
Storage:
Store at -20°C
CAS No:
59-92-7

The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.

Certificate of Analysis / Product Datasheet / Safety Datasheet

Pisani and Shen (2009) Levodopa-induced dyskinesia and striatal signaling pathways. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.USA 106 2973.

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