d-Aminolevulinic acid hydrochloride

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d-Aminolevulinic Acid Hydrochloride

SYNONYMS: 5-Amino-4-oxopentanoic acid hydrochloride; 5-Aminolaevulinic acid hydrochloride; ALA
CAS: # 1297222
EC No: 226-679-5
MDL No: MFCD00012869
SKU 02100247-CF Categories , , Tag


d-Aminolevulinic Acid Hydrochloride Application Notes d-Aminolevulinic acid hydrochloride is used in the synthesis of hemes, vitamin B12 and bacteriochlorophyll. It is used in porphyrin biosynthesis studies. It enhances chlorophyll formation and may be used as a photodynamic herbicide is a precursor of tetrapyrroles in the biosynthesis of chlorophyll and heme. Usage Statement Unless specified otherwise, MP Biomedical's products are for research or further manufacturing use only, not for direct human use. For more information, please contact our customer service department. Key Applications Synthesis of hemes; vitamin B12 and bacteriochlorophyll
SKU: 02100247-CF
Base Catalog Number: 100247
Alternate Names: 5-Amino-4-oxopentanoic acid hydrochloride; 5-Aminolaevulinic acid hydrochloride; ALA
Beilstein Registration No : 3690651
Biochemical Physiological Actions : 5-Aminolevulinic acid (5-ALA) is an intermediate in heme biosynthesis and being studied as an inducing reagent for protoporphyrin IX (PPIX) dependent fluorescence diagnosis of metastatic lymph nodes. 5-ALA is used for photodynamic therapy of diseases such as Paget’s disease and HPV infection-associated cervical condylomata acuminata.
CAS : # 1297222
EC No : 226-679-5
Format : Powder
Hazard Statements : H315-H319
MDL No : MFCD00012869
Molecular Formula : C5H9NO3·HCl
pKa : pKa: 4.05 and 8.90 at 25 °C (lit.)
Purity : ~98%
RTECS No : OI1640000
Safety Symbol : GHS07
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