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D3254 Sigma

7,12-Dimethylbenz[a]anthracene

≥95%

Synonym: 1,4-Dimethyl-2,3-benzophenanthrene, 9,10-Dimethyl-1,2-benzanthracene, DMBA

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InChI Key   ARSRBNBHOADGJU-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥95%
mp   122-123 °C(lit.)
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Biochem/physiol Actions

The oxidation of DMBA by P450 enzymes produces metabolites that form covalent adducts with DNA and the formation within DNA of depurinated abasic sites. It is most commonly used to induce skin or mammary tumors in animals, though it also can induce leukemias and tumors at other sites.

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1, 5 g in glass bottle

100 mg in glass bottle

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Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN 3077 9 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
CW3850000
Protocols & Articles

Articles

Carcinogenesis and Epigenetics

Cancer research has revealed that the classical model of carcinogenesis, a three step process consisting of initiation, promotion, and progression, is not complete. The expansion of the carcinogenesi...
Vicki Caligur
BioFiles 2008, 3.5, 18.
Keywords: Acetylations, Adhesion, Alkylations, Apoptosis, Biofiles, Cancer, Carcinogens, Cell division, Cell proliferation, Cell signaling, DNA microarrays, Drug discovery, Environmental, Epigenetics, Events, Gene expression, Genetic, Hormones, Metabolism, Methylations, Microarray Analysis, Mutagens, PAGE, Recombination, Reductions, Sequences, Transcription, Type, transformation

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