5-Aminolevulinic acid hydrochloride

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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

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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Solubility Data

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
water 16.76 100

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 5.97 mL 29.83 mL 59.67 mL
5 mM 1.19 mL 5.97 mL 11.93 mL
10 mM 0.6 mL 2.98 mL 5.97 mL
50 mM 0.12 mL 0.6 mL 1.19 mL

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