L-Kynurenine

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L-Kynurenine | CAS No. 2922-83-0 | Other Tryptophan 2,3 Dioxygenase Compounds
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Description: Tryptophan catabolite; endogenous aryl hydrocarbon receptor ligand

Chemical Name: L-2-Amino-4-(2-aminophenyl)-4-oxobutanoic acid

Purity: ≥98%

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Biological Activity

Tryptophan catabolite; endogenous activator of the aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AhR). Immunosuppressant; suppresses allogeneic T cell proliferation.

Technical Data

M.Wt:
208.21
Formula:
C10H12N2O3
Solubility:
Soluble to 10 mM in water and to 10 mM in DMSO
Purity:
≥98%
Storage:
Store at RT
CAS No:
2922-83-0

The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
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Background References

  1. An endogenous tumour-promoting ligand of the human aryl hydrocarbon receptor.
    Opitz et al.
    Nature, 2011;478:197

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Happy with purchase
By Anonymous on 08/20/2018
Species: Human

Compound was clean and active in cell based assays. Dissolved in DMSO or HCL.


IDO assay standard (L-Kynurenine)
By Debanjan Mukhopadhyay on 01/11/2018
Species: Human

I use this product as a standard for Indoleamine 2,3 dioxygenase assay. This product worked excellent as a standard for Tryptophan catabolism assay.


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