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L-DOPA | CAS No. 59-92-7 | Non-selective Dopamine Receptor Products
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Description: Dopamine precursor
Alternative Names: Levodopa

Chemical Name: L-3,4-Dihydroxyphenylalanine

Purity: ≥98%

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Citations (5)

Biological Activity

L-DOPA is an immediate precursor of dopamine, produced by tyrosine hydroxylase. Displays antiParkinsonian activity.

Technical Data

Soluble to 5 mM in water and to 50 mM in 1eq. HCl
Store at -20°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. Levodopa-induced dyskinesia and striatal signaling pathways.
    Pisani and Shen
    Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.USA, 2009;106:2973

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⚠ WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Levodopa, which is known to the State of California to cause reproductive toxicity with developmental effects. For more information, go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov

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