Trifluorothymidine

Cat. No. 4460

Trifluorothymidine C10H11F3N2O5 [70-00-8]

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Chemical Name: α,α,α-Trifluorothymidine

Biological Activity

Nucleoside analog; inhibitor of thymidylate synthase. Incorporation of the triphosphate form into DNA induces DNA fragmentation. Exhibits antitumor activity.

Technical Data

M.Wt:
296.2
Formula:
C10H11F3N2O5
Solubility:
Soluble to 50 mM in water and to 100 mM in DMSO
Purity:
>98 %
Storage:
Store at -20°C
CAS No:
70-00-8

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Yu et al (2015) Small molecules enhance CRISPR genome editing in pluripotent stem cells. Cell Stem Cell 16 142. PMID: 25658371.

Okayama et al (2012) Involvement of concentrative nucleoside transporter 1 in intestinal absorption of trifluorothymidine, a novel antitumor nucleoside, in rats. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 340 457. PMID: 22076553.

Emura et al (2005) Potentiation of the antitumor activity of α, α, α-trifluorothymidine by the co-administration of an inhibitor of thymidine phosphorylase at a suitable molar ratio in vivo. Int.J.Oncol. 27 449. PMID: 16010427.

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