NB-caged Tyrosine hydrochloride

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Cat.No. 6121 - NB-caged Tyrosine hydrochloride | C16H16N2O5.HCl | CAS No. 207727-86-4
Description: ortho-nitrobenzyl caged L- tyrosine
Alternative Names: ONBY
Chemical Name: O-[(2-Nitrophenyl)methyl]-L-tyrosine hydrochloride
Purity: ≥97% (HPLC)

Biological Activity for NB-caged Tyrosine hydrochloride

NB-caged Tyrosine hydrochloride is a L-Tyrosine caged with photosensitive ortho-nitrobenzyl side chain. Rapidly releases tyrosine when photolyzed (300-350 nm excitation). Is readily incorporated into E.coli proteins via inclusion in growth media.

Technical Data for NB-caged Tyrosine hydrochloride

M. Wt 352.77
Formula C16H16N2O5.HCl
Storage Store at -20°C
Purity ≥97% (HPLC)
CAS Number 207727-86-4
PubChem ID 53393436
Smiles N[C@H](C(O)=O)CC1=CC=C(C=C1)OCC2=C([N+]([O-])=O)C=CC=C2.Cl

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Solubility Data for NB-caged Tyrosine hydrochloride

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 35.28 100

Preparing Stock Solutions for NB-caged Tyrosine hydrochloride

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 352.77. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 2.83 mL 14.17 mL 28.35 mL
5 mM 0.57 mL 2.83 mL 5.67 mL
10 mM 0.28 mL 1.42 mL 2.83 mL
50 mM 0.06 mL 0.28 mL 0.57 mL

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References for NB-caged Tyrosine hydrochloride

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

Miller et al (1998) Flash decaging of tyrosine sidechains in an ion channel. Neuron. 20 619 PMID: 9581754

Monk et al (2017) Rapid and inexpensive evaluation of nonstandard amino acid incorporation in Escherichia coli. ACS.Synth.Biol. 6 45 PMID: 27648665

Wang et al (2019) Time-resolved protein activation by proximal decaging in living systems. Nature 569 509 PMID: 31068699

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