Overview

  • Product name
    Uric acid
  • Description
    Xanthine oxidase product.
  • Alternative names
    • 2,6,8-Trihydroxypurine
    • 8-Hydroxyxanthine
  • Biological description

    Xanthine oxidase product. Final oxidation product of purine catabolism in humans and primates. Acts as a potent peroxynitrite scavenger and antioxidant.

  • Purity
    > 99%

Properties

  • Chemical name
    7,9-Dihydro-1H-purine-2,6,8(3H)-trione
  • Molecular weight
    168.11
  • Chemical structure
    Chemical Structure
  • Molecular formula
    C5H4N4O3
  • CAS Number
    69-93-2
  • Storage instructions
    Store at Room Temperature. Store under desiccating conditions. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
  • Handling

    Wherever possible, you should prepare and use solutions on the same day. However, if you need to make up stock solutions in advance, we recommend that you store the solution as aliquots in tightly sealed vials at -20°C. Generally, these will be useable for up to one month. Before use, and prior to opening the vial we recommend that you allow your product to equilibrate to room temperature for at least 1 hour.

    Need more advice on solubility, usage and handling? Please visit our frequently asked questions (FAQ) page for more details.

  • Source

    Synthetic

References

This product has been referenced in:
  • Chen G  et al. Green tea polyphenols decreases uric acid level through xanthine oxidase and renal urate transporters in hyperuricemic mice. J Ethnopharmacol 175:14-20 (2015). Read more (PubMed: 26344851) »
  • Alvarez-Lario B & Macarrón-Vicente J Is there anything good in uric acid? QJM 104:1015-24 (2011). Read more (PubMed: 21908382) »
  • Glantzounis GK  et al. Uric acid and oxidative stress. Curr Pharm Des 11:4145-51 (2005). Read more (PubMed: 16375736) »
  • Hooper DC  et al. Uric acid, a natural scavenger of peroxynitrite, in experimental allergic encephalomyelitis and multiple sclerosis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 95:675-80 (1998). Read more (PubMed: 9435251) »

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