Catalog Number: 2875
Alternate Names: HVA
Chemical Name: (4-Hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl)acetic acid
Biological Activity
Fluorimetric reagent and major catecholamine metabolite. Used for fluorimetric determination of oxidative enzymes including glucose oxidase.
Technical Data
  • M.Wt:
    182.17
  • Formula:
    C9H10O4
  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 50 mM in water and to 100 mM in DMSO
  • Purity:
    >99%
  • Storage:
    Store at +4°C
  • CAS No:
    306-08-1
The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis. All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.
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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