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L-Tryptophan, 99%

Manufacturer:  Alfa Aesar A1023014

Quantity 25g

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Catalog No. AAA1023014


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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.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

73-22-3
204.23
86197
(S)-2-Amino-3-(3-indolyl)propionic acid
C11H12N2O2
MFCD00064340
14,9797
L-Tryptophan

Specifications

73-22-3
C11H12N2O2
MFCD00064340
14,9797
25g
99%
99%
204.23
86197
(S)-2-Amino-3-(3-indolyl)propionic acid
L-Tryptophan

Safety and Handling

SDS & Safety Documents

RTECSNumber : YN6130000

TSCA : TSCA

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