4-Fluorophenylalanine HCl

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CAS#: 122839-52-5 (HCl)

Description: 4-Fluorophenylalanine, also known as (S)-4-Fluorophenylalanine, L-4-Fluorophenylalanine and p-fluorophenylalanine, inhibits mitosis and reversible arrests HeLa cells in G2 phase.

Chemical Structure

4-Fluorophenylalanine HCl
CAS# 122839-52-5 (HCl)

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 561070
Name: 4-Fluorophenylalanine HCl
CAS#: 122839-52-5 (HCl)
Chemical Formula: C9H11ClFNO2
Exact Mass: 183.0696
Molecular Weight: 219.6404
Elemental Analysis: C, 49.22; H, 5.05; Cl, 16.14; F, 8.65; N, 6.38; O, 14.57

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Related CAS #: 122839-52-5 (HCl)   51-65-0   1132-68-9; 122839-52-5  

Synonym: 4-Fluorophenylalanine; (S)-4-Fluorophenylalanine; L-4-Fluorophenylalanine; (S) 4 Fluorophenylalanine.

IUPAC/Chemical Name: (2S)-2-Amino-3-(4-fluorophenyl)propanoic acid hydrochloride


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C9H10FNO2.ClH/c10-7-3-1-6(2-4-7)5-8(11)9(12)13;/h1-4,8H,5,11H2,(H,12,13);1H/t8-;/m0./s1

SMILES Code: O=C(O)[C@@H](N)CC1=CC=C(F)C=C1.[H]Cl

Appearance: Solid powder

Purity: >98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

Shipping Condition: Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical. This product is stable enough for a few weeks during ordinary shipping and time spent in Customs.

Storage Condition: Dry, dark and at 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks) or -20 C for long term (months to years).

Solubility: Soluble in DMSO

Shelf Life: >2 years if stored properly

Drug Formulation: This drug may be formulated in DMSO

Stock Solution Storage: 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks), or -20 C for long term (months).

HS Tariff Code: 2934.99.9001

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1 mM 1.15 mL 5.76 mL 11.51 mL
5 mM 0.23 mL 1.15 mL 2.3 mL
10 mM 0.12 mL 0.58 mL 1.15 mL
50 mM 0.02 mL 0.12 mL 0.23 mL

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