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Biological Activity for 6-Mercaptopurine
6-Mercaptopurine is an inhibitor of de novo purine synthesis through interference with DNA and RNA synthesis. Immunosuppressive and antileukemic drug; reduces the anticoagulation elicited by warfarin. Active metabolite of azathioprine (Cat. No. 4099). Also inhibits SARS-CoV papain-like protease (PLpro; IC50 = 21.6 μM for PLpro deubiquitination activity).
Technical Data for 6-Mercaptopurine
|Storage||Store at RT|
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Solubility Data for 6-Mercaptopurine
|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions for 6-Mercaptopurine
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 152.18. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.
|Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass||1 mg||5 mg||10 mg|
|1 mM||6.57 mL||32.86 mL||65.71 mL|
|5 mM||1.31 mL||6.57 mL||13.14 mL|
|10 mM||0.66 mL||3.29 mL||6.57 mL|
|50 mM||0.13 mL||0.66 mL||1.31 mL|
Product Datasheets for 6-Mercaptopurine
References for 6-Mercaptopurine
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Sahasranaman et al (2008) Clinical pharmacology and pharmacogenetics of thiopurines. Eur.J.Clin.Pharmacol. 64 753 PMID: 18506437
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