Theophylline

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

M.Wt:
180.16
Formula:
C7H8N4O2
Solubility:
Soluble to 25 mM in water and to 100 mM in DMSO
Purity:
>99 %
Storage:
Store at RT
CAS No:
58-55-9

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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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