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Description: Aromatic L-amino acid decarboxylase inhibitor
Chemical Name: (S)-α-Hydrazino-α-methyl-β-(3,4-dihydroxyphenyl)propionic acid
Purity: ≥99% (HPLC)
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Biological Activity for (S)-(-)-Carbidopa

(S)-(-)-Carbidopa is a peripheral decarboxylase inhibitor, used in combination with levodopa for treatment of Parkinsonism.

Technical Data for (S)-(-)-Carbidopa

M. Wt 226.23
Formula C10H14N2O4
Storage Store at RT
Purity ≥99% (HPLC)
CAS Number 28860-95-9
PubChem ID 34359
Smiles OC1=C(O)C=CC(C[C@@](NN)(C)C(O)=O)=C1

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Solubility Data for (S)-(-)-Carbidopa

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 4.52 20

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
0.2 mM 22.1 mL 110.51 mL 221.01 mL
1 mM 4.42 mL 22.1 mL 44.2 mL
2 mM 2.21 mL 11.05 mL 22.1 mL
10 mM 0.44 mL 2.21 mL 4.42 mL

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Product Datasheets for (S)-(-)-Carbidopa

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References for (S)-(-)-Carbidopa

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

Cheng et al (1992) Carbidopa inhibition of aromatic L-amino acid decarboxylase in rat brain capilliaries. FASEB J. 6 A1589

Kopfhammer et al (1985) L-Dopa infusion experiments in combination with the L-dopa decarboxylase inhibitors benserazide and carb. - L-dopa metabolism and neuroendocrinological effects. Pharmacopsychiatry 18 143

Merck Index 12 1843

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Carbidopa was used to understand it's effect on brain DDC conversion of levodopa/L-DOPA to dopamine.
By Provs Pantha on 08/16/2019
Species: Human

Carbidopa acts as a peripheral DDC inhibitor, and carbidopa was used to understand it's effect on brain DDC conversion of levodopa/L-DOPA to dopamine.

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