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CAS#: 51-65-0

Description: p-Fluorophenylalanine inhibits mitosis and reversibly arrests HeLa cells in G2. p-Fluoro-DL-phenylalanine (pFPhe), a toxic antimetabolite, is a racemic mixture of a substituted (halogenated) benzoyl D and L phenylalanine useful as a selection marker for wine yeast transformation and with potential use in endomorphin, antiviral, and antimicrobial drug development. Phenylalanine analogue, rho-fluorophenylalanine (pFPhe) is also used to induce apoptosis.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 51-65-0

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 463931
Name: p-Fluorophenylalanine
CAS#: 51-65-0
Chemical Formula: C9H10FNO2
Exact Mass: 183.0696
Molecular Weight: 183.1824
Elemental Analysis: C, 59.01; H, 5.50; F, 10.37; N, 7.65; O, 17.47

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Synonym: p-Fluorophenylalanine; p Fluorophenylalanine; 4-Fluorophenylalanine; 4 Fluorophenylalanine; 4-Fluoro-dl-para-phenylalanine; NSC 71433; NSC71433; NSC-71433;

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 2-amino-3-(4-fluorophenyl)propanoic acid


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

SMILES Code: NC(C(O)=O)Cc1ccc(F)cc1

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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