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Phenylalanine

Phe, F

An essential aromatic amino acid that is a precursor of MELANIN; DOPAMINE; noradrenalin (NOREPINEPHRINE), and THYROXINE.

Name L-Phenylalanine1)
CAS No.63-91-2
MeSH 68010649
Molecular Weight 165.18914 g/mol
Molecular Formula C9H11NO2
XLogP -1.4
Molecular Weight 165.189
m.p.266-276℃
pK1(25℃)2.16
pK2(25℃)9.18
PubChem image 6140

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1) (2S)-2-amino-3-phenyl-propanoic acid