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Levodopa

Levodopa, also known as L-DOPA, is a naturally occurring amino acid and a precursor to the neurotransmitters dopamine, norepinephrine, and epinephrine. With the CAS number 59-92-7 and a purity of ≥98% HPLC, Levodopa is primarily used in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease and dopamine-responsive dystonias, where it is converted into dopamine in the brain, helping to manage symptoms associated with these conditions.

SKU HE4811 Category Tag

Product Details

  • Product Name: Levodopa
  • CAS Number: 59-92-7
  • Purity: ≥98% HPLC
  • Molecular Formula: C9H11NO4
  • Molecular Weight: 197.19 g/mol
  • Appearance: White to off-white crystalline powder
  • Solubility: Soluble in water, slightly soluble in ethanol, insoluble in ether
  • Storage: Store at room temperature, protected from light and moisture

Features & Benefits

  • Effective Treatment for Parkinson’s Disease: Levodopa is the most effective drug for the symptomatic treatment of Parkinson’s disease, significantly improving quality of life for patients.
  • Precursor to Neurotransmitters: Acts as a precursor to vital neurotransmitters, playing a crucial role in the brain’s dopamine synthesis.
  • Well-Researched: Extensively studied and clinically proven to reduce symptoms of Parkinson’s disease and related conditions.
  • Natural Origin: While it is synthesized for medicinal use, L-DOPA also occurs naturally in certain foods and plants, highlighting its biological significance.

Applications

  • Pharmaceuticals: Widely used in the formulation of medications for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease and dopamine-responsive dystonias.
  • Neurological Research: Utilized in scientific studies exploring the treatment and management of neurological disorders.
  • Dietary Supplements: Incorporated into supplements aimed at supporting neurological health and wellness.

Safety & Compliance

  • Manufactured under strict quality control standards to ensure high purity and safety.
  • Each batch is accompanied by a comprehensive Certificate of Analysis (CoA) for quality assurance.
  • Recommended for professional use, with appropriate safety protocols in handling and administration.

Packaging

  • Available in 20mg and 1g quantities to accommodate a range of clinical, research, and development needs.
  • Securely packaged to maintain stability and ensure product integrity during storage and transport.

Details

CAS#

59-92-7

Purity

≥98%HPLC

Package

20mg;1g









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