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E1260 Sigma

L-Ethionine

≥99% (TLC)

Synonym: L-2-Amino-4-(ethylthio)butyric acid

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InChI Key   GGLZPLKKBSSKCX-YFKPBYRVSA-N
assay   ≥99% (TLC)
mp   280 °C (dec.)(lit.)

Description

Biochem/physiol Actions

An analog of methionine that interferes with the normal methylation of DNA and other methylation pathways, and induces pancreatic toxicity and liver cancer. However, in animal studies, it has also been shown to act synergistically with methionine-depletion to block the growth and metastasis of methionine-dependent tumors.

Packaging

1 g in poly bottle

250 mg in poly bottle

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
ES6825300

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

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

DNA Damage and Repair

Damage to cellular DNA is involved in mutagenesis and the development of cancer. The DNA in a human cell undergoes several thousand to a million damaging events per day, generated by both external (e...
Keywords: AGE, Alkylations, Apoptosis, Biochemistry, Cancer, Carcinogens, Catalysis, Clinical, DNA replication, Deaminations, Degradations, Eliminations, Environmental, Enzymology, Gene expression, Genetic, Infrared spectroscopy, Metabolites, Methylations, Mutagens, Oncology, Oxidations, Polymorphisms, Rearrangements, Recombination, Substitutions, Transcription, transformation

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