Key features and details
- Amino acid derivative that is an important intermediate in metabolic pathways.
- CAS Number: 979-92-0
- Form / State: Solid
- Source: Synthetic
Product nameS-(5'-Adenosyl)-L-homocysteine, Amino acid derivative
DescriptionAmino acid derivative that is an important intermediate in metabolic pathways.
Amino acid derivative and an intermediate, by-product, or modulator of several metabolic pathways. Competitive inhibitor (versus AdoMet) of DNA methyltransferases (S-adenosyl-L-methionine (AdoMet)-dependent methyltransferases). Used in a variety of studies on epigenetics in hyperhomocysteinemic states.
Storage instructionsStore at +4°C. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
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.
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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.
ab144889 has not yet been referenced specifically in any publications.