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(S)-(-)-Carbidopa is a peripheral decarboxylase inhibitor that is commonly used in combination with L-DOPA for treatment of Parkinsonism. S(-)-Carbidopa ( has also been shown to prolong the elimination half-life of L-DOPA from blood plasma and skeletal muscle.
Catalog #005608
CAS Number28860-95-9
Molecular FormulaC10H14N2O4
Molecular Weight226.23
Important NoteThis product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological. Toxicity and Hazards: All products should be handled by qualified personnel only, trained in laboratory procedures.
Alternate names( S)- -Hydrazino-3,4-dihydroxy- -methylbenzenepropanoic Acid; (-)-L- -Hydrazino-3,4-dihydroxy- -methylhydrocinamic Acid; (S)-Carbidopa; 1- -(3,4-Dihydroxybenzyl)- -hydrazinopropionic Acid; Carbidopa; HMD; Hydrazino- -methyldopa; L-3-(3,4-Dihydroxyphenyl)-

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