Cordycepin

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Cat.No. 2294 - Cordycepin | C10H13N5O3 | CAS No. 73-03-0
Description: RNA synthesis inhibitor
Chemical Name: 3'-Deoxyadenosine
Purity: ≥99% (HPLC)
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Biological Activity for Cordycepin

Cordycepin is a nucleoside analog that acts as an anticancer and antifungal agent. Can be converted to 3'-deoxyadenosine triphosphate (3'-dATP), which inhibits ATP-dependent DNA synthesis. Inhibits growth of various tumor cells in vitro.

Technical Data for Cordycepin

M. Wt 251.24
Formula C10H13N5O3
Storage Desiccate at +4°C
Purity ≥99% (HPLC)
CAS Number 73-03-0
PubChem ID 6303
InChI Key OFEZSBMBBKLLBJ-BAJZRUMYSA-N
Smiles NC1=NC=NC2=C1N=CN2[C@@H]3O[C@H](CO)C[C@H]3O

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Solubility Data for Cordycepin

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
Solubility
DMSO 25.12 100

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 3.98 mL 19.9 mL 39.8 mL
5 mM 0.8 mL 3.98 mL 7.96 mL
10 mM 0.4 mL 1.99 mL 3.98 mL
50 mM 0.08 mL 0.4 mL 0.8 mL

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References for Cordycepin

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

Gumport and Edelhei et al (1976) The synthesis of 3'-dATP and its use as an inhibitor of ATP-dependent DNA synthesis in toluene-treated Escherichia coli. Biochemistry 15 2804 PMID: 779831

Sugar and McCaffrey (1998) Antifungal activity of 3'-deoxyadenosine (cordycepin). Antimicrob.Agents Chemother. 42 1424 PMID: 9624488

Kodama et al (2000) Antileukemic activity and mechanism of action of cordycepin against terminal deoxynucleotidyl transferase-positive (TdT+) leukemic cells. Biochem.Pharmacol. 59 273 PMID: 10609556


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Cordycepin inhibits growth of melanoma cell line at micromolar concentrations.
By Anonymous on 02/07/2019
Assay Type: In Vitro
Species: Human
Cell Line/Tissue: SK-MEL-28

Used for killing assay for in vitro cell culture. Cells were cultured for 24 hours before the addition of the compound into the media at low micromolar concentrations (indicated by the arrow).

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