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Compound Summary for: CID 144

5-Hydroxytryptophan

Also known as: 5-Hydroxy-DL-tryptophan; DL-5-Hydroxytryptophan; 114-03-4; (+-)-5-Hydroxytryptophan; 5-HTP; Tryptophan, 5-hydroxy-; DL-Hydroxytryptophan
Molecular Formula: C11H12N2O3   Molecular Weight: 220.22458   InChIKey: LDCYZAJDBXYCGN-UHFFFAOYSA-N
The immediate precursor in the biosynthesis of SEROTONIN from tryptophan. It is used as an antiepileptic and antidepressant.   From: MeSH
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