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Mercaptopurine (6-MP)

Catalog No.
Purine synthesis inhibitor
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10mM (in 1mL DMSO)
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Inhibitor of de novo purine synthesis through interference with DNA and RNA synthesis. Immunosuppressive and antileukemic drug; reduces the anticoagulation elicited by warfarin. Active metabolite of azathioprine.

Chemical Properties

Physical AppearanceA solid
StorageStore at -20°C
Cas No.50-44-2
Solubility≥7.6 mg/mL in DMSO, <6.28 mg/mL in EtOH, <6.5 mg/mL in H2O
Chemical Name3,7-dihydropurine-6-thione
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Canonical SMILESC1=NC2=C(N1)C(=S)N=CN2
Shipping ConditionEvaluation sample solution: ship with blue ice. All other available sizes: ship with RT, or blue ice upon request.
General tipsFor obtaining a higher solubility, please warm the tube at 37°C and shake it in the ultrasonic bath for a while. Stock solution can be stored below -20°C for several months.

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