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

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.

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Technical Data

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

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

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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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