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NIMH Code: D-515
Compound Name: (+)-2,4-Dihydroxyphenylalanine
Alternative Name: (2R)-2-amino-3-(2,4-dihydroxyphenyl)propanoic acid
Abbreviation: 2,4-Dihydroxy-D-phenylalanine
PubChemID: 57367711
CAS: 1241678-20-5
Molecular Formula: C9H11NO4
Biological Activity: Enantiomer of L-DOPA
References: Lambooy, J. P., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1954, 76, 133-138. Orosz, D.; Cohen, G., Eur. J. Pharmacol., 1987, 136, 441-444.
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Structure of D-515
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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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