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Product name: L-Tryptophan
Alias: H-Trp-OH; L-Tryptophane; L-Tryptohan,99%; 2,4,5,6-Tetrachloropyrimidine
CAS NO.: 73-22-3
Molecular formula: C11H12N2O2
Molecular weight: 204.2252
Appearance: white crystal or crystalline powder
Storage condition: Store in a ventilated, cool, dry place without pollutants, toxic and harmful substances in a closed place and away from light.
Shelf life: 2 years

L-Tryptophan product description

L-tryptophan, also known as α- Aminoindolyl propionic acid. It is stable when heated in the dark with acid. It is easy to decompose when coexisting with other amino acids, sugars and aldehydes. It is used as food fortifier and antioxidant. It is also used in medicine and other aspects. It is synthesized from indole aldehyde. It can also be prepared by trypsin decomposition and synthesis.

L-Tryptophan function and application

1. L-tryptophan can be used as a nutritional supplement and antioxidant. Tryptophan is the precursor of 5-hydroxytryptamine, an important neurotransmitter in human body, and one of the essential amino acids in human body.

2. L-tryptophan is used for nutritional supplements for pregnant women and special milk powder for infants. It is also used in the treatment of niacin deficiency (pellagra). And as a tranquilizer, L-tryptophan can regulate mental rhythm and improve sleep.