Competitive reverse transcriptase inhibitor; inhibits HIV replication. Orally active and brain penetrant. Antiretroviral agent.
Sold for research purposes under agreement from Viiv.
|Storage||Store at +4°C|
The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.
|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 335.37. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to solvent 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||2.98 mL||14.91 mL||29.82 mL|
|5 mM||0.6 mL||2.98 mL||5.96 mL|
|10 mM||0.3 mL||1.49 mL||2.98 mL|
|50 mM||0.06 mL||0.3 mL||0.6 mL|
References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
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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