5-Aminolevulinic acid (ALA)

Applications 5-Aminolevulinic acid (ALA) is a common precursor of tetrahydropyrrole compounds in organisms. It can be used in the preparation of Heme enzyme, porphyrin and vitamin B12 compounds in the field of microbial fermentation. ALA can be used as a light-activated pesticide with high selectivity and environmental friendliness in agriculture.
Trade name  ALA  5-ALA 
5-aminolevulinic acid;
5-amino-4-oxo-pentanoicaci; Aminolevulinic acid
Structural formula 
Formula  C5H9NO3 
Molecular weight  131.13 
CAS No.  106-60-5 
Specifications  Purity:  ≥98% 
Moisture:  ≤1.0% 
Ash:  ≤0.5% 
Heavy metal:  ≤10ppm 
Residual Solvents:  ≤5000ppm(ethanol) 
Typical Properties  Appearance:  White crystalline powder 
Melting point:  ≥149℃ 


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