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Tyrosine

Tyr, Y

A non-essential amino acid. In animals it is synthesized from phenylalanine. It is also the precursor of epinephrine; thyroid hormones; and melanin.

Name L-Tyrosine
MeSH 68014443
CAS No.60-18-4
Molecular Weight 181.18854 g/mol
Molecular Formula C9H11NO3
XLogP -1.8
m.p.290 - ℃
pK1(25℃)2.20
pK2(25℃)9.11
pKR(25℃)10.13
PubChem image 6057

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