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Compound Name: N-beta-Alanyldopamine Hydrochloride
NIMH Code: A-902
Alternative Name:
Abbreviation: NBAD
Indications: Major precursor for sclerotin, an important constituent of insect cuticle
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References: R. J. Suderman, N. T. Dittmer, M. R. Kanost and K. J. Kramer, Model reactions for insect cuticle sclerotization: cross-linking of recombinant cuticular proteins upon their laccase-catalyzed oxidative conjugation with catechols, Insect Biochem. Mol. Biol., 36, 353-365 (2006); P. Wappner, K. J. Kramer, F. Manso, T. L. Hopkins and L. A. Quesada-Allue, N-beta-Alanyldopamine metabolism for puparial tanning in wild-type and mutant niger strains of the editerranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata, Insect Biochem. Mol. Biol., 26, 582-592 (1996); R. R. Krueger, K. J. Kramer, T. L. Hopkins and R. D. Spiers, N-beta-Alanyldopamine and N-acetyldopamine occurrence and synthesis in the central nervous system of Manduca sexta (L.), Insect Biochem., 20, 605-610 (1990).
CAS: 54653-62-2
Molecular Formula: C11H17ClN2O3
HBA: 4
HBD: 4
RotB: 5
PubChemID: 162755
AlogP: -.8711777
TPSA: 95.58
Comments: Obtained by purification of A-802 as the hydrochloride salt
Last Updated 2006-08-11 12:09 PM
Structure of A-902
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