Cat. No. 5113

AbK C11H20N4O4 [1253643-88-7]

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Chemical Name: N6-[[2-(3-Methyl-3H-diazirin-3-yl)ethoxy]carbonyl]-L-lysine

Biological Activity

Unnatural amino acid. Acts as a UV light-activated photo-crosslinking probe when incorporated into proteins by pyrrolysyl tRNA synthetase/tRNACUA pairs.

Technical Data

Soluble to 10 mM in water with gentle warming and to 100 mM in 1eq. HCl
>98 %
Store at -20°C

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All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.

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Chatterjee et al (2013) Efficient viral delivery system for unnatural amino acid mutagenesis in mammalian cells. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A. 110 11803. PMID: 23818609.

Ai et al (2011) Probing protein-protein interactions with a genetically encoded photo-crosslinking amino acid. Chembiochem 12 1854. PMID: 21678540.

Lowder et al (2011) Visualizing protein partnerships in living cells and organisms. Curr.Opin.Cell Biol. 15 781. PMID: 22104179.

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