L-Azidohomoalanine hydrochloride

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L-Azidohomoalanine hydrochloride | CAS No. 942518-29-8 | Unnatural Amino Acids
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Description: Unnatural amino acid for bio-orthogonal labeling of newly synthesized proteins

Chemical Name: (S)-2-Amino-4-azidobutanoic acid hydrochloride

Product Details

Biological Activity

L-Azidohomoalanine hydrochloride is an unnatural amino acid. Incorporated into proteins during de novo protein synthesis, with no effect on protein degradation. Requires methionine-free medium for efficient incorporation. Substrate for wild-type methionyl-tRNA synthetase (MetRS) in vivo. Can be used in BONCAT (bio-orthogonal non-canonical amino acid tagging) for the identification of newly synthesized proteins.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in water
Store at -20°C

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