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Title: 3-Iodotyrosine  
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
2-amino-3-(4-hydroxy-3-iodo-phenyl)propanoic acid
Clinical data
Legal status
CAS number  YesY
ATC code ?
ChemSpider  YesY
Chemical data
Formula C9H10INO3 
Mol. mass 307.09 g/mol

3-Iodotyrosine is a reversible inhibitor of the enzyme tyrosine hydroxylase.[1]


  1. ^ Richelson E (November 1976). "Properties of tyrosine hydroxylation in living mouse neuroblastoma clone N1E-115". Journal of Neurochemistry 27 (5): 1113–8.  

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