Cat. No. 2795

Theophylline C7H8N4O2 [58-55-9]

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Chemical Name: 3,7-Dihydro-1,3-dimethyl-1H-purine-2,6-dione

Biological Activity

Bronchodilator, anti-inflammatory and immunomodulator. Antagonizes adenosine receptors and is a weak non-selective inhibitor of phosphodiesterases (PDEs).

Technical Data

Soluble to 25 mM in water and to 100 mM in DMSO
>99 %
Store at RT

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All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.

Certificate of Analysis / Product Datasheet / Safety Datasheet

References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Barnes (2003) Theophylline. New perspectives for an old drug. Am.J.Respir.Care Med. 167 813.

Page (1999) Recent advances in our understanding of the use of theophylline in the treatment of asthma. J.Clin.Pharmacol. 39 237. PMID: 10073321.

Coward et al (1998) Asthma, adenosine, mast cells and theophylline. Clin.Exp.Allery 28 (Suppl. 3) 42.

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Keywords: Theophylline, supplier, Phosphodiesterases, inhibitors, inhibits, adenosines, receptor, antagonists, bronchodilator, PDE, Non-Selective, Receptors, Tocris Bioscience, Non-selective Adenosine Antagonist products

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