L-Tryptophan, 99%

Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar A1023014

Quantity 25g

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    Chemical Identifiers

    CAS 73-22-3
    Molecular Formula C11H12N2O2
    Formula Weight 204.23g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00064340
    Beilstein 86197
    Merck Index 14,9797
    Synonym (S)-2-Amino-3-(3-indolyl)propionic acid
    Chemical Name or Material L-Tryptophan

    Specifications

    Quantity 25g
    CAS 73-22-3
    Assay Percent Range 99%
    Molecular Formula C11H12N2O2
    Formula Weight 204.23g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00064340
    Beilstein 86197
    Merck Index 14,9797
    Synonym (S)-2-Amino-3-(3-indolyl)propionic acid
    RTECS Number YN6130000
    TSCA TSCA
    Chemical Name or Material L-Tryptophan
    Assay 99%

    Description

    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.

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