Name: D-Phenylalanine
Type: small molecule
Groups: experimental
Indication: Not Available
Accession Number: DB02556 ( EXPT01257)
Description: An essential aromatic amino acid that is a precursor of melanin; dopamine; noradrenalin (norepinephrine), and thyroxine. [PubChem]
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Alternative Parents:
  • Amino fatty acids
  • Amphetamines and derivatives
  • Aralkylamines
  • Carbonyl compounds
  • Carboxylic acids
  • D-alpha-amino acids
  • Hydrocarbon derivatives
  • Monoalkylamines
  • Monocarboxylic acids and derivatives

  • 3-phenylpropanoic-acid
  • Alpha-amino acid
  • Alpha-amino acid or derivatives
  • Amine
  • Amino fatty acid
  • Amphetamine or derivatives
  • Aralkylamine
  • Aromatic homomonocyclic compound
  • Benzenoid
  • Carbonyl group
  • Carboxylic acid
  • Carboxylic acid derivative
  • D-alpha-amino acid
  • Fatty acyl
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives
  • Monocyclic benzene moiety
  • Organonitrogen compound
  • Organooxygen compound
  • Primary aliphatic amine
  • Primary amine


Synthesis Reference: Dennis P. Bauer, "Process for producing N-acyl-D-phenylalanine ester." U.S. Patent US4262092, issued November, 1977.
General Reference: # Yanagida O, Kanai Y, Chairoungdua A, Kim DK, Segawa H, Nii T, Cha SH, Matsuo H, Fukushima J, Fukasawa Y, Tani Y, Taketani Y, Uchino H, Kim JY, Inatomi J, Okayasu I, Miyamoto K, Takeda E, Goya T, Endou H: Human L-type amino acid transporter 1 (LAT1): characterization of function and expression in tumor cell lines. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2001 Oct 1;1514(2):291-302. "Pubmed":
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