L-tyrosine is an amino acid with a colorless or white crystal appearance or white crystalline powder, with a sour taste. When L-tyrosine is heated to 160℃, it will melt and precipitate water molecules. When the temperature reaches 224℃~225℃, it will decompose. The aqueous solution of L-tyrosine is acidic, with molecular formula C9H11NO3 and molecular weight 181.19.
L-tyrosine is an important substance required by human beings and animals in the process of metabolism, growth and development. At present, it is widely used in food, medicine, feed, chemical industry and other industries.
L-tyrosine can be used as food additives, food raw materials to add in the process of food processing, can also be used as nutritional supplements for patients, and can also be used as raw materials for the preparation of antibiotics, peptide hormones, p-hydroxycinnamic acid, p-hydroxystyrene and other medicines.