Cat. No. 4099
Chemical Name: 6-[(1-Methyl-4-nitro-1H-imidazol-5-
Biological ActivityPurine analog. Blocks DNA replication and the de novo pathway of purine synthesis. Immunosuppressive and anti-inflammatory drug; induces apoptosis in human T-lymphocytes. Prodrug of 6-mercaptopurine (Cat. No. 4103).
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Maltzman and Koretzky (2003) Azathioprine: old drug, new actions. J.Clin.Invest. 111 1122. PMID: 12697731.
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