NB-caged Tyrosine hydrochloride

Cat. No. 6121new

NB-caged Tyrosine hydrochloride C16H16N2O5.HCl [207727-86-4]

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Chemical Name: O-[(2-Nitrophenyl)methyl]-L-tyrosine hydrochloride

Biological Activity

L-Tyrosine caged with photosensitive ortho-nitrobenzyl side chain. Rapidly releases tyrosine when photolyzed (300-350 nm excitation). Is readily incorporated into E.coli proteins via inclusion in growth media.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO
>97 %
Store at -20°C

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Monk et al (2017) Rapid and inexpensive evaluation of nonstandard amino acid incorporation in Escherichia coli. ACS.Synth.Biol. 6 45. PMID: 27648665.

Miller et al (1998) Flash decaging of tyrosine sidechains in an ion channel. Neuron. 20 619. PMID: 9581754.

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