Cat. No. 4393

L-Kynurenine C10H12N2O3 [2922-83-0]

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Chemical Name: L-2-Amino-4-(2-aminophenyl)-4-oxobutanoic acid

Biological Activity

Tryptophan catabolite; endogenous activator of the aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AhR). Immunosuppressant; suppresses allogeneic T cell proliferation.

Technical Data

Soluble to 10 mM in water and to 10 mM in DMSO
>98 %
Store at RT

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Opitz et al (2011) An endogenous tumour-promoting ligand of the human aryl hydrocarbon receptor. Nature 478 197. PMID: 21976023.

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