Catalog Number: 3788
Alternate Names: Levodopa
Chemical Name: L-3,4-Dihydroxyphenylalanine
Biological Activity
Immediate precursor of dopamine, produced by tyrosine hydroxylase. Displays antiParkinsonian activity.
Technical Data
  • M.Wt:
    197.19
  • Formula:
    C9H11NO4
  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 5 mM in water and to 50 mM in 1eq. HCl
  • Purity:
    >99%
  • Storage:
    Store at -20°C
  • CAS No:
    59-92-7
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. Levodopa-induced dyskinesia and striatal signaling pathways.
    Pisani and Shen
    Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.USA, 2009;106:2973

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