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Cat.No. 6655 - Amifostine | C5H15N2O3PS | CAS No. 20537-88-6
Description: Cytoprotectant
Chemical Name: 2-[(3-Aminopropyl)amino]ethanethiol dihydrogen phosphate
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Biological Activity

Cytoprotectant against chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Reduces mitochondrial pyruvate use in hepatocytes but not hepatoma cells in vitro. Also inhibits angiogenesis.

Active metabolite is also available, WR 1065 (Cat. No. 3356)

Technical Data

M. Wt 214.22
Formula C5H15N2O3PS
Storage Store at +4°C
CAS Number 20537-88-6
PubChem ID 2141

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Solubility Data

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
water 21.42 100

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 4.67 mL 23.34 mL 46.68 mL
5 mM 0.93 mL 4.67 mL 9.34 mL
10 mM 0.47 mL 2.33 mL 4.67 mL
50 mM 0.09 mL 0.47 mL 0.93 mL

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References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.

Giannopoulou et al (2003) AmiF. inhibits angiogenesis in vivo. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 304 729 PMID: 12538828

Koukourakis et al (2016) Normal tissue radioprotection by AmiF. via Warburg-type effects. Sci.Rep. 6 PMID: 27507219

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