Binds irreversibly to tryptophan hydroxylase to cause depletion of serotonin in the brain.
|Storage||Store at RT|
The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.
|Solubility||Soluble to 10 mM in 1eq. NaOH and to 5 mM in water with gentle warming|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 199.64. 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||5.01 mL||25.05 mL||50.09 mL|
|5 mM||1 mL||5.01 mL||10.02 mL|
|10 mM||0.5 mL||2.5 mL||5.01 mL|
|50 mM||0.1 mL||0.5 mL||1 mL|
References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Datla and Curzon (1996) Effect of p-chlorophenylalanine at moderate dosage on 5-HT and 5-HIAA concentrations in brain regions of control and p-chloroamphetamine treated rats. Neuropharmacology 35 315 PMID: 8783206
Koyuncuoglu et al (1975) The effects of DL-p-chlorophenylalanine and DL-α-methyl-p-tyrosine on the brain catecholamine, serotonin and free amino acid contents in rat. Psychopharmacologia 45 163 PMID: 129787
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2 Citations for p-Chlorophenylalanine
Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for p-Chlorophenylalanine include:
Hernandez et al (2012) Mammary gland serotonin regulates parathyroid hormone-related protein and other bone-related signals. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 302 E1009 PMID: 22318950
Tullius et al (2014) NAD+ protects against EAE by regulating CD4+ T-cell differentiation. Nat Commun 5 5101 PMID: 25290058
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