5-Aminolevulinic acid hydrochloride

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5-Aminolevulinic acid hydrochloride (Cat. No. 5514) has been withdrawn from sale for commercial reasons.
Cat.No. 5514 - 5-Aminolevulinic acid hydrochloride | C5H9NO3.HCl | CAS No. 5451-09-2
Description: Substrate for detection of δ-aminolevulinic acid dehydratase
Chemical Name: 5-Amino-4-oxopentanoic acid hydrochloride
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Biological Activity

Substrate for detection of δ-aminolevulinic acid dehydratase. Used in fluorescence guided resection of tumors.

Technical Data

M. Wt 167.59
Formula C5H9NO3.HCl
Storage Store at -20°C
CAS Number 5451-09-2
PubChem ID 123608
Smiles NCC(CCC(O)=O)=O.Cl

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