1. Metabolic Enzyme/Protease
  2. Endogenous Metabolite

Urocanic acid 

Cat. No.: HY-113008 Purity: >97.0%
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Urocanic acid, produced in the upper layers of mammalian skin, is a major absorber of ultraviolet radiation (UVR).

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Urocanic acid Chemical Structure

Urocanic acid Chemical Structure

CAS No. : 104-98-3

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Description

Urocanic acid, produced in the upper layers of mammalian skin, is a major absorber of ultraviolet radiation (UVR).

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Human Endogenous Metabolite

 

In Vitro

Urocanic acid (UCA) is formed in the upper layers of the epidermis where filaggrin, a histidine-rich filamentous protein produced after caspase-14 cleavage of profilaggrin, is broken down by proteinases into component amino acids[1].

References
Molecular Weight

138.12

Formula

C₆H₆N₂O₂

CAS No.

104-98-3

SMILES

O=C(O)/C=C/C1=CN=CN1

Storage
Powder -20°C 3 years
  4°C 2 years
In solvent -80°C 6 months
  -20°C 1 month
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