Homovanillic acid

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Homovanillic acid | CAS No. 306-08-1 | Enzyme Probes and Enzyme Substrates
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Description: Fluorimetric reagent and major catecholamine metabolite
Alternative Names: HVA

Chemical Name: (4-Hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl)acetic acid

Purity: ≥99%

Product Details

Biological Activity

Homovanillic acid is a fluorimetric reagent and major catecholamine metabolite. Used for fluorimetric determination of oxidative enzymes including glucose oxidase.

Technical Data

Soluble to 50 mM in water and to 100 mM in DMSO
Store at +4°C

The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only, unless stated otherwise.

Background References

  1. Evidence that brain tissue volumes are associated with HVA reactivity to metabolite stress in schizophrenia.
    Marcelis et al.
    Schizo.Res., 2006;86:45

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