Catalog Number: 0584
Chemical Name: 3-(3,4-Dihydroxyphenyl)-α-methyl-L-alanine
Biological Activity
L-aromatic amino acid decarboxylase inhibitor. Antihypertensive.
Technical Data
  • M.Wt:
  • Formula:
  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 75 mM in DMSO
  • Storage:
    Store at RT
  • CAS No:
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. Kishimoto T et al.
    Leucocyte Typing VI. Garland Publishing Inc. London.
  2. Correlation between fall in blood pressure and in vivo amine release after α-methylDOPA.
    Kapoor and Chalmers
    Eur.J.Pharmacol., 1989;164:531
  3. The hypotensive activity and side effects of methyldopa, clonidine, and guanfacine.
    Van Zwieten et al.
    Hypertension, 1984;6:II-28
Tocris Bioscience is the leading supplier of novel and exclusive tools for life science research with over 30 years' experience in the industry. Tocris is a Bio-Techne brand.

Order Details


Contact Information

R&D Systems Guarantee

or select another batch:


Customer Information