National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/ts-m940125

L-Dopa - M940125

CASRN: 59-92-7

Formula: C9-H11-N-O4

Synonyms/Common Names:

  • 3,4-DIHYDROXYPHENYLALANINE
  • L-TYROSINE, 3-HYDROXY- (9CI)

Known Uses:

An amino acid used in treating Parkinson's disease; manganese poisoning & muscular dystonia. Derived from several types of beans--also made synthetically. (Cond Chem Dict 9th)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (A71391)  Completed 
    •  Positive 
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