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Thermo Scientific™ L-Tryptophan, 99%

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73-22-3
C11H12N2O2
204.229
MFCD00064340
QIVBCDIJIAJPQS-VIFPVBQESA-N
l-tryptophan, tryptophan, l-tryptophane, s-tryptophan, tryptophane, h-trp-oh, optimax, trofan, tryptacin, ardeytropin
6305
CHEBI:16828
(2S)-2-amino-3-(1H-indol-3-yl)propanoic acid
C1=CC=C2C(=C1)C(=CN2)CC(C(=O)O)N
73-22-3
C11H12N2O2
204.229
MFCD00064340
QIVBCDIJIAJPQS-VIFPVBQESA-N
l-tryptophan, tryptophan, l-tryptophane, s-tryptophan, tryptophane, h-trp-oh, optimax, trofan, tryptacin, ardeytropin
6305
CHEBI:16828
(2S)-2-amino-3-(1H-indol-3-yl)propanoic acid
C1=CC=C2C(=C1)C(=CN2)CC(C(=O)O)N

This Thermo Scientific brand product was originally part of the Alfa Aesar product portfolio. Some documentation and label information may refer to the legacy brand. The original Alfa Aesar product / item code or SKU reference has not changed as a part of the brand transition to Thermo Scientific.

Applications
L-tryptophan is an essential amino acid which is necessary for normal growth in infants and for nitrogen balance in adults. It acts as a natural dietary supplement and used as an antidepressant, anxiolytic and sleep aid. It is used as a precursor to niacin, indole alkaloids and serotonin. It acts as an important intrinsic fluorescent probe, which finds to estimate the nature of microenvironment of the tryptophan.

Solubility
Soluble in water, ammonia, hot alcohol, alkali hydroxides and dilute acids. Slightly soluble in acetic acid and ethanol. Insoluble in chloroform and ethyl ether.

Notes
Incompatible with strong acids and strong oxidizing agents.
Assay Percent Range 99%
Beilstein 86197
Merck Index 14,9797
Solubility Information Soluble in water,ammonia,hot alcohol,alkali hydroxides and dilute acids. Slightly soluble in acetic acid and ethanol. Insoluble in chloroform and ethyl ether.
Formula Weight 204.23
Percent Purity 99%
Melting Point 280°C 285°C
Quantity 100g
Optical Rotation −31° (c=1 in water)
Chemical Name or Material L-Tryptophan

EINECSNumber : 200-795-6

RTECSNumber : YN6130000

TSCA : Yes

Recommended Storage : Ambient temperatures

RUO – Research Use Only