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MedKoo CAT#: 540295

CAS#: 3324-79-6

Description: 7-Methyl-6-mercaptopurine is a 6-mercaptopurine derivative and inhibitor of PRPP amidotransferase used to treat autoimmune diseases, leukemia,s and lymphomas. It inhibits IMP metabolism, preventing the synthesis of purines, DNA and RNA.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 3324-79-6

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 540295
Name: 7-Methyl-6-mercaptopurine
CAS#: 3324-79-6
Chemical Formula: C6H6N4S
Exact Mass: 166.0313
Molecular Weight: 166.2
Elemental Analysis: C, 43.36; H, 3.64; N, 33.71; S, 19.29

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Synonym: 7-Methyl-6-mercaptopurine; 6-Mercapto-7-methylpurine; 7-Methyl-6-thiopurine

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 7-methyl-1,7-dihydro-6H-purine-6-thione


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C6H6N4S/c1-10-3-9-5-4(10)6(11)8-2-7-5/h2-3H,1H3,(H,7,8,11)


Appearance: Solid powder

Purity: >98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

Shipping Condition: Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical. This product is stable enough for a few weeks during ordinary shipping and time spent in Customs.

Storage Condition: Dry, dark and at 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks) or -20 C for long term (months to years).

Solubility: Soluble in DMSO

Shelf Life: >2 years if stored properly

Drug Formulation: This drug may be formulated in DMSO

Stock Solution Storage: 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks), or -20 C for long term (months).

HS Tariff Code: 2934.99.9001

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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 166.2 Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 1.15 mL 5.76 mL 11.51 mL
5 mM 0.23 mL 1.15 mL 2.3 mL
10 mM 0.12 mL 0.58 mL 1.15 mL
50 mM 0.02 mL 0.12 mL 0.23 mL

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