Homovanillic acid

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Cat.No. 2875 - Homovanillic acid | C9H10O4 | CAS No. 306-08-1
Description: Fluorimetric reagent
Alternative Names: HVA
Chemical Name: (4-Hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl)acetic acid
Purity: ≥99% (HPLC)
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Biological Activity

Fluorimetric reagent and major catecholamine metabolite. Used for fluorimetric determination of oxidative enzymes including glucose oxidase.

Technical Data

M. Wt 182.17
Formula C9H10O4
Storage Store at +4°C
Purity ≥99% (HPLC)
CAS Number 306-08-1
PubChem ID 1738
InChI Key QRMZSPFSDQBLIX-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Smiles OC1=C(OC)C=C(CC(O)=O)C=C1

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Solubility Data

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
Solubility
DMSO 18.22 100
water 9.11 50

Preparing Stock Solutions

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 182.17. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to solvent of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.

Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 5.49 mL 27.45 mL 54.89 mL
5 mM 1.1 mL 5.49 mL 10.98 mL
10 mM 0.55 mL 2.74 mL 5.49 mL
50 mM 0.11 mL 0.55 mL 1.1 mL

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References

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Marcelis et al (2006) Evidence that brain tissue volumes are associated with HVA reactivity to metabolite stress in schizophrenia. Schizo.Res. 86 45


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