Tyrosine Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Tyrosine Properties


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Tyrosine is one of the 20 amino acids that are used by cells to synthesize proteins. It is a non-essential amino acid with a polar side group. It functions as a receiver of phosphate groups that are transferred by way of protein kinases.It plays an important role in photosynthesis,and acts as an electron donor in the reduction of oxidized chlorophyll.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White to off-white powder
CAS Number 60-18-4
Density 1.34 g/cm3
EINECS Number 200-460-4
HS Code 29225000
Melting Point >300 °C
Molar Mass 181.19 g/mol
Molecular Formula C9H11NO3
RTECS Number YP2275600
Solubility 0.45 g/l
Synonyms 3-(4-Hydroxyphenyl)-L-Alanine;2-Amino-3-(4-Hydroxyphenyl)-Propanoic Acid;2-Amino-3-(P-Hydroxyphenyl)Propionic Acid;4-Hydroxyphenylalanine;Fema 3736;H-L-Tyr-OH;H-Tyr-OH;L-3-[4-Hydroxyphenyl]Alanine;L-Tyrosine
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