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Description: Tryptophan hydroxylase inhibitor
Purity: ≥99% (HPLC)
Citations (2)

Biological Activity for p-Chlorophenylalanine

p-Chlorophenylalanine is a binds irreversibly to tryptophan hydroxylase to cause depletion of serotonin in the brain.

Technical Data for p-Chlorophenylalanine

M. Wt 199.64
Formula C9H10ClNO2
Storage Store at RT
Purity ≥99% (HPLC)
CAS Number 7424-00-2
PubChem ID 4652
Smiles NC(C(O)=O)CC1=CC=C(Cl)C=C1

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

Solubility Data for p-Chlorophenylalanine

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
1eq. NaOH 10

Preparing Stock Solutions for p-Chlorophenylalanine

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 199.64. 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
0.1 mM 50.09 mL 250.45 mL 500.9 mL
0.5 mM 10.02 mL 50.09 mL 100.18 mL
1 mM 5.01 mL 25.05 mL 50.09 mL
5 mM 1 mL 5.01 mL 10.02 mL

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Product Datasheets for p-Chlorophenylalanine

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References for p-Chlorophenylalanine

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

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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