1-Methyltryptophan

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1-Methyltryptophan
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Identifiers
CAS number 26988-72-7 (D/L) N, 21339-55-9 (L) YesY
PubChem 98112
ChemSpider 88584 YesY
ChEMBL CHEMBL504816 N, CHEMBL514172
Jmol-3D images Image 1
Properties
Molecular formula C12H14N2O2
Molar mass 218.25 g mol−1
Except where noted otherwise, data are 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.