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R7772

Sigma-Aldrich

Roscovitine

≥98% (TLC)

Synonym(s):
2-(R)-[[9-(1-Methylethyl)-6-[(phenylmethyl)amino]-9H-purin-2-yl]amino]-1-butanol, 6-(Benzylamino)-2(R)-[[1-(hydroxymethyl)propyl]amino]-9-isopropylpurine
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C19H26N6O
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
354.45
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.77

biological source

synthetic (organic)

assay

≥98% (TLC)

form

powder

mp

106-107 °C

solubility

chloroform: 50 mg/mL, clear, colorless to light yellow

storage temp.

−20°C

SMILES string

CC[C@H](CO)Nc1nc(NCc2ccccc2)c3ncn(C(C)C)c3n1

InChI

1S/C19H26N6O/c1-4-15(11-26)22-19-23-17(20-10-14-8-6-5-7-9-14)16-18(24-19)25(12-21-16)13(2)3/h5-9,12-13,15,26H,4,10-11H2,1-3H3,(H2,20,22,23,24)/t15-/m1/s1

InChI key

BTIHMVBBUGXLCJ-OAHLLOKOSA-N

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Application

Roscovitine has been used:
  • an inhibitor of p34cdc2/cyclin B kinase to preculture porcine oocytes
  • as a supplement in TCM199 medium for in vitro prematuration of cumulus-oocyte complexes (COCs) of adult goats
  • in astrocyte conditioned media as an inhibitor of cyclin-dependent kinase 5 (CDK5)
  • as a CDK2 inhibitor in culture media to treat hESCs

Packaging

1, 5 mg in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Roscovitine is a purine derived inhibitor. It stimulates apoptosis in cancer cells. It has inhibitory action on mitogen activated protein kinase (MAPK) and M-phase promoting factor (MPF) kinase activity. Roscovitine is known to arrest meiosis and thus, prevent embryonic development.
Roscovitine is a potent, selective inhibitor of cyclin-dependent kinases.

Features and Benefits

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Legal Information

Sold under license from CNRS

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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