Product nameAra-adenosine-5'-triphosphate (ara-ATP) (aqueous solution), viral DNA polymerase inhibitor
DescriptionAdenosine analog. Poly(A) polymerase substrate. Competitive viral DNA polymerase inhibitor.
- Adenine-arabinofuranoside-5’-triphosphate, Sodium salt
Adenosine analog. Poly(A) polymerase substrate. Inhibits cleavage and polyadenylation reactions by interacting with the ATP-binding site on poly(A) polymerase. Active form of Vidarabine (Vira-A) (ab143081). Antiviral properties. Competitive viral DNA polymerase inhibitor. Disrupts viral DNA synthesis.
Storage instructionsStore at -20°C (desiccating conditions).
Solubility overviewSupplied in water (10 mM)
Providing storage is as stated on the product vial and the vial is kept tightly sealed, the product can be stored for up to 6 months. 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.
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This product has been referenced in:
- Ghoshal K & Jacob ST Ara-ATP impairs 3'-end processing of pre-mRNAs by inhibiting both cleavage and polyadenylation. Nucleic Acids Res 19:5871-5 (1991). Read more (PubMed: 1719481) »
- Rose KM & Jacob ST Selective inhibition of RNA polyadenylation by Ara-ATP in vitro: a possible mechanism for antiviral action of Ara-A. Biochem Biophys Res Commun 81:1418-24 (1978). Read more (PubMed: 666826) »
- Chadwick RG et al. HBsAg-positive chronic liver disease: inhibition of DNA polymerase activity by vidarabine. Br Med J 2:531-3 (1978). Read more (PubMed: 698557) »