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A8626 Sigma

Adenine

≥99%

Synonym: 6-Aminopurine, Vitamin B4

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Properties

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InChI Key   GFFGJBXGBJISGV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥99%
mp   >360 °C(lit.)
solubility   0.5 M HCl: soluble20 mg/mL, Grade III, colorless to faint yellow or tan
Gene Information   human ... AKT1(207), GSK3B(2932), LCK(3932), MAP3K1(4214), MAPK14(1432), MAPK8(5599), MAPK9(5601), MAPKAPK2(9261), PRKACA(5566), PRKCA(5578), RAF1(5894), ROCK2(9475)
mouse ... Mapk1(26413)
rat ... Camk2a(25400), Mapk10(25272)

Description

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

1, 5, 25, 100 g in poly bottle

Application

Adenine is suitable for use:
• as a component of boron-deficient media to grow yeast in order to assess whether yeast growth is stimulated by boron
• as a food supplement for adult rats to investigate the effects of dietary adenine overload
• as a nucleic acid base supplement in the basal media used to grow anaerobic Bacillus mojavensis and Bacillus subtilis in a study to show that DNA or deoxyribonucleosides are required for the anaerobic growth of these bacteria
• as an additive to investigate the effects of adenine on CH4 production and on fermentation by ruminal batch cultures from nonlactating Holstein cows
• as a part of adenine diet in rats in a study to identify blood markers for early stages of adenine-induced chronic kidney disease (CKD)

Biochem/physiol Actions

Adenine is a purine nucleobase with a wide range of chemical and biochemical roles in vivo and in vitro. It is a regulatory molecule and a component of DNA, RNA, cofactors (NAD, FAD) and signaling molecules (cAMP). Adenine forms adenosine with ribose, which in turn forms AMP, ADP or ATP, depending on the extent of phosphorylation. ATP is involved in energy transfer during cellular metabolism.

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Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS06  GHS06
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
UN 2811 6.1 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
AU6125000
Protocols & Articles

Articles

MSMLS Online Plate Map

Metabolite descriptors included with the software download upon purchase of the product include: Name, Parent CID, molecular formula, molecular weight, CAS, ChEBI, HMDB ID, PubChem Compound and Subst...
Keywords: Mass spectrometry, Metabolites

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Substituted indoles and purines have frequently been referred to as “privileged structures” since they are capable of binding to multiple receptors with high affinity, and thus have applications acro...
Keywords: Building blocks, Medicinal chemistry

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