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Trioxsalen

≥98% (HPLC), powder

Synonym: 2,5,9-Trimethylfuro[3,2-g]benzopyran-7-one, 4,5′,8-Trimethylpsoralen, TMP, Trisoralen

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Properties

Related Categories Apoptosis and Cell Cycle, Approved Therapeutics/Drug Candidates, Bioactive Small Molecule Alphabetical Index, Bioactive Small Molecules, Biochemicals and Reagents,
assay   ≥98% (HPLC)
form   powder
color   white
mp   229-231 °C(lit.)
solubility   chloroform: soluble50  mg/mL, clear, colorless to faintly yellow
fluorescence   λex 269 nm; λem 445 nm in methanol
  λex 321 nm; λem 445 nm (bound to DNA in Tris, pH 8.1)
originator   Valeant
storage temp.   −20°C

Description

Packaging

1 g in glass bottle

100, 500 mg in glass bottle

Preparation Note

Trioxsalen is soluble in chloroform at 50 mg/ml and yields a clear, colorless to faint yellow solution.

Application

Trioxsalen has been used for mutagenesis of N2 worms4,5.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Photochemical crosslinker of DNA that has been used as a probe for nucleic acid structure and function. Trioxsalen has also been used to crosslink DNA onto mica surfaces.

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Safety Information

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Hazard statements 
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RIDADR 
UN 1759 8 / PGII
WGK Germany 
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RTECS 
LV1576000

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Protocols & Articles

Articles

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, Cancer, Carcinogens, Catalysis, Clinical, DNA replication, Deaminations, Environmental, Gene expression, Metabolites, Methylations, Mutagens, Oxidations, Polymorphisms, Rearrangements, Recombination, Substitutions, Transcription

Discover Bioactive Small Molecules for Apoptosis

Apoptosis, or programmed cell death (PCD), is a selective process for the removal of unnecessary, infected or transformed cells in various biological systems. As it plays a role in the homeostasis of...
Keywords: Apoptosis, Bioactive small molecules, Cancer, Clinical, Diseases, Ligands, Neurodegenerative Diseases

Discover Bioactive Small Molecules for Cell Cycle Research

In proliferating cells, the cell cycle consists of four phases. Gap 1 (G1) is the interval between mitosis and DNA replication that is characterized by cell growth. Replication of DNA occurs during t...
Keywords: Apoptosis, Bioactive small molecules, Cancer, Cell division, Cell proliferation, DNA replication, Diseases, Genetic

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