1-Methyltryptophan

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1-Methyltryptophan
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Names
IUPAC name
2-Amino-3-(1-methyl-1H-indol-3-yl)propanoic acid
Other names
1-Methyl-DL-tryptophan; DL-1-Methyltryptophan; ARBRIN
Identifiers
26988-72-7 (D/L) N
21339-55-9 (L) YesY
ChEMBL ChEMBL504816 N
ChEMBL514172 YesY
ChemSpider 88584 YesY
Jmol-3D images Image
PubChem 98112
Properties
C12H14N2O2
Molar mass 218.25 g·mol−1
Except where noted otherwise, data is given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Infobox references

1-Methyltryptophan is a competitive inhibitor of indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase (IDO or INDO EC 1.13.11.52).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cady, SG; Sono, M (1991). "1-Methyl-DL-tryptophan, beta-(3-benzofuranyl)-DL-alanine (the oxygen analog of tryptophan), and beta-3-benzo(b)thienyl-DL-alanine (the sulfur analog of tryptophan) are competitive inhibitors for indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase". Archives of biochemistry and biophysics 291 (2): 326–33. doi:10.1016/0003-9861(91)90142-6. PMID 1952947.