60-18-4 L-Tyrosine
Main product
  • Product name: L-Tyrosine
  • CAS Number: 60-18-4
  • Beilstein Registry Number: 392441
  • EC Number: 200-460-4
  • MDL number: MFCD00002606
  • Synonyms: (-)-α-Amino-p-hydroxyhydrocinnamic Acid; Therigon; p-Tyrosine; (2S)-2-Amino-3-(4-hydroxyphenyl)propanoic Acid;
    (S)-2-Amino-3-(4-hydroxyphenyl)propanoic Acid; (S)-Tyrosine; (S)-α-Amino-4-hydroxybenzenepropanoic Acid;
    L-(-)-Tyrosine; NSC 82624; NSC 9973; Levodopa EP Impurity B
  • Linear Formula: 4-(HO)C6H4CH2CH(NH2)CO2H
    Molecular form:C9H11NO3
  • Molecular Weight: 181.19
  • Appearance: White crystalline powder
  • Melting Point: 282-284°C (dec.)
  • Solubility: Aqueous Acid
  • Category: Amino Acids & Derivatives, Pharmaceuticals, Intermediates & Fine Chemicals
  • HSN Code : 29225015
  • Storage: Room Temperature
  • Applications: L-Tyrosine (Levodopa EP Impurity B) is one of the 22 proteinogenic amino acids that are used by cells to synthesize proteins.
    L-Tyrosine is biologically converted from L-phenylalanine and is in turn is converted to L-DOPA and further converted into the neurotransmitters:
    dopamine, norepinephrine, and epinephrine.