Discontinued Product

Theophylline (Cat. No. 2795) has been withdrawn from sale for commercial reasons.
Description: Adenosine receptor antagonist; bronchodilator
Chemical Name: 3,7-Dihydro-1,3-dimethyl-1H-purine-2,6-dione
Purity: ≥99% (HPLC)
Literature (4)

Biological Activity for Theophylline

Theophylline is a bronchodilator, anti-inflammatory and immunomodulator. Antagonizes adenosine receptors and is a weak non-selective inhibitor of phosphodiesterases (PDEs).

Technical Data for Theophylline

M. Wt 180.16
Formula C7H8N4O2
Storage Store at RT
Purity ≥99% (HPLC)
CAS Number 58-55-9
PubChem ID 2153
Smiles O=C1C2=C(N=CN2)N(C)C(N1C)=O

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References for Theophylline

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

Page (1999) Recent advances in our understanding of the use of theophy. in the treatment of asthma. J.Clin.Pharmacol. 39 237 PMID: 10073321

Coward et al (1998) Asthma, adenosine, mast cells and theophy. Clin.Exp.Allery 28 42

Barnes (2003) Theophylline. New perspectives for an old drug. Am.J.Respir.Care Med. 167 813

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