Agent Name

p-Fluorophenylalanine

CAS Number

51-65-0

Formula

C9-H10-F-N-O2

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

4-Fluoro-DL-para-phenylalanine; 4-Fluorophenylalanine; Alnasid; D,L-Fluorophenylalanine; D,L-p-Fluorophenylalanine; DL-p-Fluorophenylalanine; Alanine, 3-(p-fluorophenyl)-; DL-3-(4-Fluorophenyl)alanine; Phenylalanine, 4-fluoro-; [ChemIDplus] 4-Fluoro-D,L-phenylalanine; 4-Fluoro-DL-phenylalanine; (.+-.)-4-Fluorophenylalanine; Alanine, 3-(p-fluorophenyl)-, DL-; DL-4-Fluorophenylalanine; DL-Phenylalanine, 4-fluoro-; FPA; p-Fluoro-D,L-phenylalanine; p-Fluoro-DL-phenylalanine; [CAMEO]

Category

Amino Acids and Derivatives

Description

White solid; [CAMEO] White crystalline powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used to make L-phenylalanine; [HSDB]

Comments

Intraperitoneal LD50 (mouse) > 1,000 mg/kg; [RTECS] A phenylalanine antagonist that may inhibit protein synthesis; [NTP] May cause irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

4.1E-18 mm Hg

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