Abacavir hemisulfate

Cat. No. 4148

Abacavir hemisulfate C14H18N6O.1/2H2SO4 [188062-50-2]

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Chemical Name: (1S,4R)-4-[2-Amino-6-(cyclopropylamino)-9H-purin-9-yl]-2-cyclopentene-1-methanol hemisulfate

Biological Activity

Competitive reverse transcriptase inhibitor; inhibits HIV replication. Orally active and brain penetrant. Antiretroviral agent.

Licensing Information

Sold for research purposes under agreement from Viiv.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in water and to 50 mM in DMSO
>99 %
Store at +4°C

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All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.

Certificate of Analysis / Safety Data Sheet

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Charneira et al (2012) N-terminal valine adduct from the anti-HIV drug abacavir in rat haemoglobin as evidence for abacavir metabolism to a reactive aldehyde in vivo. Br.J.Pharmacol. 167 1353. PMID: 22725138.

Harrigan et al (2000) Resistance profile of the human immunodeficiency virus type 1 reverse transcriptase inhibitor abacavir (1592U89) after monotherapy and combination therapy. CNA2001 Investigative Group. J.Infect.Dis. 181 912. PMID: 10720512.

Daluge et al (1997) 1592U89, a novel carbocyclic nucleoside analog with potent, selective anti-human immunodeficiency virus activity. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 41 1082. PMID: 9145874.

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