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N3385 Sigma

N-Nitroso-N-ethylurea

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Synonym: ENU, N-Ethyl-N-nitrosourea

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Related Categories Cancer Research, Carcinogens, Cell Biology More...
InChI Key   FUSGACRLAFQQRL-UHFFFAOYSA-N
storage temp.   −20°C

Description

Biochem/physiol Actions

DNA alkylating agent that is carcinogenic in many animal species. Induces benign and malignant tumors of numerous types, including the nervous tissue, stomach, esophagus, pancreas, respiratory tract, intestine, lymphoreticular tissues, skin, and kidney.

Caution

Injecting any compatible solvent permits preparation of any desired strength solution without exposure.

Packaging

1 g in serum bottle

Packaged in a 100 mL serum bottle with silicon/PTFE septum and aluminum tear seal.
1 vial contains 1 g of material calculated on anhydrous basis.

Reconstitution

Dissolving the contents in 100 mL of solvent yields a 1% solution.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN 2811 6.1 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
YT3150000

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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