L-Tryptophan (Molecular Biology Grade)

L-Tryptophan is an essential amino acid that is found in most proteins and is a precursor of serotonin (a neurotransmitter involved in regulating appetite, sleep, mood, and pain). Different enzymes including tryptophan hydroxylase (TPH), indoleamine-2,3-dioxygenase (IDO), and tryptophan-2,3-dioxygenase (TDO) required for the biosynthesis of serotonin from Tryptophan. Tryptophan is considered as a natural sedative and can be found in dairy products, meats, brown rice, fish, and soybeans.

Product Specifications:

Catalog Number: ZXB-09-257

CAS Number: 73-22-3

Synonyms: (S)-2-Amino-3-(3-indolyl)propionic acid; L-α-Amino-3-indolepropionic acid

Formula: C11H12N2O2

Molecular Weight: 204.22

Purity: >98%

Storage: RT

PubChem Chemical ID: 6305


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