Homovanillic acid

Discontinued Product

Homovanillic acid (Cat. No. 2875) has been withdrawn from sale for commercial reasons.
Cat.No. 2875 - Homovanillic acid | C9H10O4 | CAS No. 306-08-1
Description: Fluorimetric reagent and major catecholamine metabolite.
Alternative Names: HVA
Chemical Name: (4-Hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl)acetic acid
Purity: ≥99% (HPLC)
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Biological Activity for Homovanillic acid

Homovanillic acid is a fluorimetric reagent and major catecholamine metabolite. Used for fluorimetric determination of oxidative enzymes including glucose oxidase.

Technical Data for Homovanillic acid

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

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References for Homovanillic acid

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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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