Key features and details
- RNA and DNA synthesis inhibitor. Anticancer agent.
- CAS Number: 51-21-8
- Purity: > 98%
- Soluble in DMSO to 100 mM
- Form / State: Solid
- Source: Synthetic
Product name5-Fluorouracil, RNA and DNA synthesis inhibitor
DescriptionRNA and DNA synthesis inhibitor. Anticancer agent.
Storage instructionsStore at Room Temperature. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
Solubility overviewSoluble in DMSO to 100 mM
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.
Toxic, refer to SDS for further information.
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To our knowledge, customised protocols are not required for this product. Please try the standard protocols listed below and let us know how you get on.
ab142387 has been referenced in 1 publication.
- Tiwari SK et al. Zika virus infection reprograms global transcription of host cells to allow sustained infection. Emerg Microbes Infect 6:e24 (2017). PubMed: 28442752