National Toxicology Program

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

Testing Status of L-Dopa - M940125

 

CASRN: 59-92-7

Formula: C9-H11-N-O4

Synonyms/Common Names

  • 3,4-Dihydroxyphenylalanine
  • L-Tyrosine, 3-hydroxy-

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)

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (A71391)  Completed 
    •  Positive 
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