Catalog number: P991890_1g
Brand: Toronto Research Chemicals
Packing: 1 g
Other sizes: 500 mg
5 g
25 g
Price: On Request
Expected delivery time: 21 days

Product specifications for - 3-(4-Pyridyl)-D-alanine

Product group: Chemicals
Category: Amino acids
CAS No.: 37535-50-5
Molecular Formula: C8H10N2O2
Molecular weight: 166,18
Datasheet: Datasheet
  Research Use Only
UNSPSC: 12352209
Scientific information: 
Scientific info: 3-(4-Pyridyl)-D-alanine is a derivative of alanine (A480995) which is an amino acid that is commonly found in bacteria, such as Streptococcus faecalis. Alanine is essential for the biosynthesis of peptidoglycan crosslinking sub-units that are used for bacterial cell walls. D-Alanine is also known to cause cytotoxic oxidative stress in brain tumour cells.
Additional information: 
Synonyms: P991890; (R)-α-Amino-4-pyridinepropanoic acid; 3-(4-Pyridyl)-D-alanine; β-4-Pyridyl-D-alanine