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M7824

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Methotrexate

Synonym(s):
(+)-Amethopterin, 4-Amino-N10-methylpteroyl-L-glutamic acid, Methylaminopterin, MTX, Methotrexate, 4-Amino-10-methylfolic acid, Antifolan
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C20H22N8O5
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
454.44
Beilstein:
70669
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

biological source

synthetic

Quality Level

form

powder

suitability

suitable for manufacturing use

storage temp.

−20°C

SMILES string

CN(Cc1cnc2nc(N)nc(N)c2n1)c3ccc(cc3)C(=O)N[C@@H](CCC(O)=O)C(O)=O

InChI

1S/C20H22N8O5/c1-28(9-11-8-23-17-15(24-11)16(21)26-20(22)27-17)12-4-2-10(3-5-12)18(31)25-13(19(32)33)6-7-14(29)30/h2-5,8,13H,6-7,9H2,1H3,(H,25,31)(H,29,30)(H,32,33)(H4,21,22,23,26,27)/t13-/m0/s1

InChI key

FBOZXECLQNJBKD-ZDUSSCGKSA-N

Gene Information

human ... DHFR(1719)

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General description

Inhibits thymidylate synthetase, is a nonselective de novo purine synthesis inhibitor and has a significant toxicity profile including hepatotoxicity, pneumonitis and bone marrow suppression. Potent folic acid antagonist. Induces apoptosis in HL-60 human leukemia cells. Also useful as an anti-tumor agent.

Packaging

1, 5 g in glass bottle

Pictograms

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Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 3 Oral - Eye Irrit. 2 - Muta. 2 - Repr. 1B - Skin Irrit. 2

Storage Class Code

6.1C - Combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic compounds or compounds which causing chronic effects

WGK

WGK 3

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Disease Activity Score in 28 joints calculated with C-reactive protein (DAS28-CRP) is used instead of erythrocyte sedimentation rate (DAS28-ESR) to assess rheumatoid arthritis disease activity; however, values for remission and low disease activity (LDA) for DAS28-CRP have not been validated.
Christian S Kaas et al.
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Coagulation factor VIII (FVIII) is one of the most complex biopharmaceuticals due to the large size, poor protein stability and extensive post-translational modifications. As a consequence, efficient production of FVIII in mammalian cells poses a major challenge, with typical yields
Axel Finckh et al.
Arthritis research & therapy, 16(5), 458-458 (2014-10-16)
Calcium pyrophosphate deposition (CPPD) may cause severe arthropathy, major joint destruction and treatment options are limited. The aim of this study was to test the therapeutic efficacy of methotrexate (MTX) in chronic or recurrent CPPD arthropathy. Patients with CPPD arthropathy
Anna-Birgitte Aga et al.
Annals of the rheumatic diseases, 74(2), 381-388 (2013-11-29)
To investigate whether baseline disease activity levels and responses in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) changed during the period 2000-2010. Data were provided by the Norwegian disease-modifying antirheumatic drug (NOR-DMARD) study. Patients with inflammatory joint diseases starting new treatment with
Giovanni L Mancardi et al.
Neurology, 84(10), 981-988 (2015-02-13)
To assess in multiple sclerosis (MS) the effect of intense immunosuppression followed by autologous hematopoietic stem cells transplantation (AHSCT) vs mitoxantrone (MTX) on disease activity measured by MRI. We conducted a multicenter, phase II, randomized trial including patients with secondary

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