, Volume 32, Issue 5, pp 573–574 | Cite as

Degradation of phenylalanine in the presence of hydrogen peroxide

  • A. S. Ansari
  • S. Tahib
  • Rashid Ali


UV-irradiation of phenylalanine by 253.7 nm light in the presence of hydrogen peroxide formed 5 ninhydrin reactive products and ammonia. Four of them were identified as aspartic acid, serine, alanine and lysine.


Hydrogen Ammonia Hydrogen Peroxide Serine Lysine 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. S. Ansari
    • 1
  • S. Tahib
    • 1
  • Rashid Ali
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of MedicineAligarh Muslim UniversityAligarhIndia

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