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
3D model (Jmol)
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.043.765
Properties
C12H14N2O2
Molar mass 218.26 g·mol−1
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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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.