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Cat.No. 2492 - MNITMT | C7H8N6O2S | CAS No. 177653-76-8
Description: Novel, non-toxic immunosuppressive agent
Alternative Names: NSC 631156
Chemical Name: 4-Methyl-3-[(1-methyl-4-nitro-1H-imidazol-5-yl)thio]-4H-1,2,4-triazole
Purity: ≥99% (HPLC)

Biological Activity

Novel, non-toxic immunosuppressive agent. Inhibits human mixed lymphocyte reaction in vitro (ED50 = 2.7 μM) and prolongs skin graft survival in mice. Produces a 98.1% reduction in antibody response following oral administration in rabbits.

Previously sold as Cat. No. 0564.

Technical Data

M. Wt 240.24
Formula C7H8N6O2S
Storage Store at +4°C
Purity ≥99% (HPLC)
CAS Number 177653-76-8
PubChem ID 364622
Smiles CN1C=NN=C1SC1=C(N=CN1C)[N+]([O-])=O

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Solubility Data

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 4.8 20
water 2.4 10

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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 240.24. 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 4.16 mL 20.81 mL 41.63 mL
5 mM 0.83 mL 4.16 mL 8.33 mL
10 mM 0.42 mL 2.08 mL 4.16 mL
50 mM 0.08 mL 0.42 mL 0.83 mL

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Crawford et al (1996) Rational design of novel immunosuppressive drugs: analogues of azathioprine lacking the 6-mercaptopurine substituent retain or have enhanced immunosuppressive effects. J.Med.Chem. 39 2690 PMID: 8709098

Al-Safi et al (2003) Comparison of the effects of azathioprine and its novel non-mercaptopurine analog on antibody response in rabbits. Pol.J.Pharmacol. 55 239 PMID: 12926553

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