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L-Tyrosine

Abbreviation

L-Tyr

Chemical Name

(S)-2-Amino-3-(4-hydroxyphenyl) Propionic Acid

Chemical Formula

C9H11NO3

Molecular Weight

181.19

Nitrogen Content

7.73%

CAS Number

60-18-4

Conforms To

USP, EP, JP

Solubility

Practically insoluble in water

Assay

99.0% to 101.0%

Description

White crystals or crystalline powder; tasteless

Country of Origin

Japan

Manufacturing Process

Fermentation

Packaging

1 kg, 10 kg poly pail, 25 kg fiber drum

Additional Information

Tyrosine is a non-essential amino acid. It is a precursor to dopamine and other adrenomedullary hormones, an important factor in regulating mood. Tyrosine is involved in the metabolism of the amino acid phenylalanine and has been used to ease headaches, stress, anxiety and chemical addictions.

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