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D15901 Aldrich

5,6-Diamino-1,3-dimethyluracil hydrate

technical grade

Synonym: 4,5-Diamino-1,3-dimethyl-2,6-dioxotetrahydropyrimidine, 5,6-Diamino-1,3-dimethyl-2,4(1H,3H)-pyrimidinedione, NSC 15493

  • CAS Number 5440-00-6

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C6H10N4O2 · xH2O

  • Molecular Weight 170.17 (anhydrous basis)

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 157451

  •  EC Number 226-621-9

  •  MDL number MFCD00149431

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24893488

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grade   technical grade
mp   210-214 °C (dec.)(lit.)



25 g in poly bottle

5 g in glass bottle


Reactant involved in the synthesis of biologically active molecules including:
• 1H-Imidazol-1-yl substituted 8-phenylxanthines for use as adenosine receptor ligands1
• Pyrimidinyl purinediones via cyclocondensation2
• Theophylline derivatives as adenosine receptor antagonists3
• Pteridine analogs for use as monoamine oxidase B and nitric oxide synthase inhibitors4
• Fused tricyclic xanthines5
• Cadmium uraciliminoethylpyridine complexes for use as antiproliferatives against C6 glioma cells6

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1. Synthesis of a New Series of 1H-Imidazol-1-yl Substituted 8-Phenylxanthines as Adenosine Receptor Ligands R. Bansal, et al. Chem. Biodivers. 8, 1290-1300, (2011)


2. A simple synthesis of new pyrimidinyl purine diones V. S. Yadava, et al. Heterocycl. Comm. 16, 35-37, (2010)

3. Synthesis of theophylline derivatives and study of their activity as antagonists at adenosine receptors J. Hierrezuelo, et al. Bioorg. Med. Chem. 18, 2081-2088, (2010)


4. Synthesis and in vitro evaluation of pteridine analogues as monoamine oxidase B and nitric oxide synthase inhibitors L. H. A. Prins, et al. Bioorg. Med. Chem. 17, 7523-7530, (2009)


5. Gold- and Silver-Catalyzed Intramolecular Hydroamination of Terminal Alkynes: Water-Triggered Chemo- and Regioselective Synthesis of Fused Tricyclic Xanthines D. Ye, et al. Adv. Synth. Catal. 351, 2770-2778, (2009)

6. New 2,6-bis[uracilimino]ethylpyridine complexes containing the CdN6 core: Synthesis, crystal structures, luminescent properties and antiproliferative activity against C6 glioma cells N. A. Illan-Cabeza, et al. J. Inorg. Biochem. 103, 1176-1184, (2009)


Beil. 25,IV,4133

FT-IR 1 (1), 812:D / FT-IR 2 (1), 1378:A / IR-Spectra (3), 482:B / IR-Spectra (2), 426:G / NMR-Reference 2 (2), 704:D / RegBook 1 (1), 955:D / Sigma FT-IR 1 (1), 982:B / Structure Index 1, 148:A:5

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