Product: 5-Amino-15N-levulinic acid hydrochloride
Catalog Number: N1371
CAS Number: 116571-80-3
Synonyms: 5-Amino-4oxopentanoic acid-15N Hydrochloride;
delta-Aminolevulinic Acid-15N;
5-Aminolevulinic Acid-15N HCl
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Formula: H215NCH2COCH2CH2COOH . HCl
Enrichment: 99%15N
Molecular Weight: 168.60
Appearance: White solid
Category: Labels, Dyes, Stains and Indicators
Stability: Stable under recommended storage conditions.

KEEP REFRIGERATED. Adequate ventilation. Protect from light. Protect from moisture.


Non-hazardous for transport

Literature References:

Beale S.I., Biosynthesis of the Tetrapyrrole Pigment Precursor, delta-Aminolevulinic Acid, from Glutamate. Plant Physiol., 1990, Aug; 93 (4): 1273–9.; Stummer W, Pichlmeier U, Meinel T, Wiestler OD, Zanella F, Reulen HJ, Fluorescence-guided surgery with 5-aminolevulinic acid for resection of malignant glioma: a randomised controlled multicentre phase III trial. Lancet Oncol., 2006, 7 (5): 392–401.

Applications: The labeled first comound in the porphyrin synthesis pathway. The speed of production of the compound regulates the synthesis of clorophyll. Used to visualize timorous tissue in neurosurgical procedures. May be used to detect cancer.