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Compound Name: (±)-2,4-Dihydroxyphenylalanine
NIMH Code: D-512
Alternative Name:
Abbreviation: 2,4-DOPA
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References: J. P. Lambooy, The synthesis, paper chromatography and substrate specificity for tyrosinase of 2,3-, 2,4-, 2,5-, 2,6- and 3,5-dihydroxyphenylalanines, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 76, 133-138 (1954); D. Orosz and G. Cohen, Decarboxylation of DL-2,4-dihydroxyphenylalanine (2,4-DOPA) to 2,4-dihydroxyphenylethylamine in mouse striatal slices, Eur. J. Pharmacol., 136, 441-444 (1987).
CAS: 582-34-3
Molecular Formula: C9H11NO4
HBA: 5
HBD: 4
RotB: 3
PubChemID: 251462
AlogP: -1.7130153
TPSA: 103.78
Last Updated 2008-11-11 11:02 AM
Structure of D-512
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Since 1959, the NIMH Chemical Synthesis and Drug Supply Program has synthesized and distributed novel research chemicals, psychoactive drugs, and compounds that are unavailable from commercial sources to the scientific community working on research relevant to mental health.

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