Product nameXanthine, Purine base
Purine base. Intermediate in the degradation of adenosine monophosphate to uric acid, formed by oxidation of hypoxanthine.
Storage instructionsStore at Room Temperature. Store under desiccating conditions. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
Insoluble in water and ethanol.
Soluble in 1M NaOH or NH4OH (up to ~50mg/ml).
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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This product has been referenced in:
- SMITH SC & WENDER SH The use of amberlite resin in a separation of xanthine and guanine. J Am Chem Soc 70:3719 (1948). Read more (PubMed: 18102928) »