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552-62-5 - 7-Methylxanthine, 98% - 2,6-Dihydroxy-7-methylpurine - Heteroxanthine - H29190 - Alfa Aesar

H29190 7-Methylxanthine, 98%

CAS Number
552-62-5
Synonyms
2,6-Dihydroxy-7-methylpurine
Heteroxanthine

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
50mg 54.10
250mg 154.00
1g 415.00
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7-Methylxanthine, 98%

MDL
MFCD00037979
EINECS
209-019-0

Chemical Properties

Formula
C6H6N4O2
Formula Weight
166.14
Melting point
>300°
Solubility
Soluble in dimethyl sulfoxide. Insoluble in water.

Applications

It is used to metabolite theophylline and caffeine.

Notes

Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Store away from oxidizing agent.

Literature References

K Trier; E B Olsen; T Kobayashi; S M Ribel-Madsen. Biochemical and ultrastructural changes in rabbit sclera after treatment with 7-methylxanthine, theobromine, acetazolamide, or L-ornithine. British Journal of Ophthalmology. 1999, 83(12), 1370-1375.

Mikihiro Ogawa; Yuka Herai; Nozomu Koizumi; Tomonobu Kusano; and Hiroshi Sano. 7-Methylxanthine Methyltransferase of Coffee Plants, Gene isolation and enzymatic properties. The Journal of Biological Chemistry, 2001, 2768213-8218.

Other References

Harmonized Tariff Code
2933.59
TSCA
No

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