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Tyrosine

Tyrosine
2D structure of tyrosine
Tyrosine zwitterion
3D structure of tyrosine zwitterion structure
Names
Synonyms
Synonyms
IUPAC names
Chemical identifiers
CAS  no. 60-18-4
ChemSpider 5833
DrugBank DB00135
MeSH ID D014443
PubChem 6057
Ligand ID @ wwPDB TYR
Chemical characteristics
Formula C9NO3
Mol. mass 181.1885 g/mol
SMILES
SMILES
C1=CC(=CC=C1C[C@@H](C(=O)O)N)O
InChI
InChI
1S/C9H11NO3/c10-8(9(12)13)5-6-1-3-7(11)4-2-6/h1-4,8,11H,5,10H2,(H,12,13)/t8-/m0/s1
InChI-key
InChI-key
OUYCCCASQSFEME-QMMMGPOBSA-N
3D structure links
Jmol structure [1]

Tyrosine is a proteinogenic amino acid (PAS) that is involved in the biosynthesis of catecholamine neurotransmitters, thyroid hormone and melanin.[1]



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Reference listEdit

  1. Kilbourne, J; Case, JT; Cho, DS; Hui, C; Jarnot, M; Koroma, B; Pash, J; Powell, T; Schulman, JL; Sorden, N (2015). "Tyrosine". Medical Subject Headings. Bethesda, USA: U.S. National Library of Medicine. Retrieved 1 January 2015. 

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