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NIMH Code: D-517
Compound Name: (-)-2,4-Dihydroxyphenylalanine
Alternative Name: (2S)-2-amino-3-(2,4-dihydroxyphenyl)propanoic acid
Abbreviation: (S)-2-Amino-3-(2,4-dihydroxyphenyl)propanoic acid
PubChemID: 152670
CAS: 26049-87-6
Molecular Formula: C9H11NO4
Biological Activity: Tyrosinase inhibitor
References: Sakai, K.; Kondo, R.; Shimizu, K.; Sato, H., Jpn. Kokai Tokkyo Koho, 1999, Patent JP 11255638. Ei, H.; Yamashita, K.; Okumura, S.; Yamada, H., Jpn. Tokkyo Koho, 1973, Patent JP 48016194.
Last Updated 2021-02-19 08:41 AM
Structure of D-517
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