Discontinued Product

L-(-)-α-Methyldopa (Cat. No. 0584) has been withdrawn from sale for commercial reasons.
Description: Aromatic L-amino acid decarboxylase inhibitor
Chemical Name: 3-(3,4-Dihydroxyphenyl)-α-methyl-L-alanine

Biological Activity for L-(-)-α-Methyldopa

L-(-)-α-Methyldopa is a L-aromatic amino acid decarboxylase inhibitor. Antihypertensive.

Technical Data for L-(-)-α-Methyldopa

M. Wt 211.22
Formula C10H13NO4
Storage Store at RT
CAS Number 555-30-6
PubChem ID 38853
Smiles OC1=C(O)C=C(C[C@@](N)(C)C(O)=O)C=C1

The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.

Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only, unless stated otherwise.

Product Datasheets for L-(-)-α-Methyldopa

References for L-(-)-α-Methyldopa

References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.

Kapoor and Chalmers (1989) Correlation between fall in blood pressure and in vivo amine release after α-methylDOPA. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 164 531 PMID: 2767124

Van Zwieten et al (1984) The hypotensive activity and side effects of methyldopa, clonidine, and guanf. Hypertension 6 II-28 PMID: 6094346

Merck Index 12 6132

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