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Alfa Aesar™ L-Homophenylalanine, 98%

Manufacturer:  Alfa Aesar™ H2729503

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Catalog No. AAH2729503


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Description

Applications
L-Homophenylalanine is used as a precursor in the pharmaceutical industry for the production of angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) and R-(-)-Homophenylalanin-ethylester. It is also involved in the synthesis of NEPA [(S,S)-N-(1-Ethoxycarbonyl-3-phenylpropyl)alanine], which is a key intermediate to prepare the ACE-inhibitors: enalapril, delapril, quinapril and ramipril. It acts as an anti-tumor reagent.

Solubility
Soluble in dilute aqueous acid.

Notes
Store in cool place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong acids and bases.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

943-73-7
179.22
(S)-2-Amino-4-phenylbutyric acid; H-Homophe-OH
C10H13NO2
MFCD00002619
L-Homophenylalanine

Specifications

943-73-7
179.22
(S)-2-Amino-4-phenylbutyric acid; H-Homophe-OH
1g
L-Homophenylalanine
C10H13NO2
MFCD00002619
>300°C
+45° (c=1 in 3N HCl)
98%
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