Analytes - 3,4-dihydroxyphenylalanine

3,4-dihydroxyphenylalanine (L-phenylalanine): CAS No. 63-91-2, C9H11NO2, molecular weight 165.19, melting point 283°C, density 1.29gm/mL, vapor pressure 0.00mm Hg at 25°C, flash point none, slightly water soluble is a white crystalline powder. It is the primary component of the artificial sweetener aspartame. It is most frequently measured in food products to which it has been added. It is most often measured using HPLC techniques.