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Compound Name: (±)-2,4-Dihydroxyphenylalanine
NIMH Code: D-512
Alternative Name: 2-amino-3-(2,4-dihydroxyphenyl)propanoic acid
Abbreviation: 2,4-Dihydroxy-DL-phenylalanine
Indications: Racemic mixture of L-DOPA, the precursor to the neurotransmitters dopaminem, norepinephrine, and epinephrine
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References: Lambooy, J. P., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1954, 76, 133-138. Orosz, D.; Cohen, G., Eur. J. Pharmacol., 1987, 136, 441-444.
CAS: 24146-06-3
Molecular Formula: C9H11NO4
HBA: 5
HBD: 4
RotB: 3
PubChemID: 251462
AlogP: -1.7130153
TPSA: 103.78
Activity: Racemic mixture of L-DOPA
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Last Updated 2021-02-19 08:33 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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