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MedKoo CAT#: 581636

CAS#: 6736-58-9

Description: 3-Deazaadenosine is a potent inhibitor of adenosine deaminase, an enzyme that catalyzes the removal of the amine group from adenosine. This compound exhibits antitumor activity against a range of leukemia cell lines. 3-Deazaadenosine is an inhibitor of SAHH.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 6736-58-9

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 581636
Name: 3-Deazaadenosine
CAS#: 6736-58-9
Chemical Formula: C11H14N4O4
Exact Mass: 266.1015
Molecular Weight: 266.257
Elemental Analysis: C, 49.62; H, 5.30; N, 21.04; O, 24.04

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Synonym: 3-Deazaadenosine; Deaza-Ado; Adenosine, 3-deaza-; 3dAdo.

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 1H-Imidazo(4,5-c)pyridin-4-amine, 1-beta-D-ribofuranosyl- (9CI)


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C11H14N4O4/c12-10-7-5(1-2-13-10)15(4-14-7)11-9(18)8(17)6(3-16)19-11/h1-2,4,6,8-9,11,16-18H,3H2,(H2,12,13)/t6-,8-,9-,11-/m1/s1

SMILES Code: NC1=NC=CC2=C1N=CN2[C@H]3[C@@H]([C@@H]([C@@H](CO)O3)O)O

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: >3 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: 2934.99.03.00

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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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