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C1768

Sigma-Aldrich

Cytosine β-D-arabinofuranoside

crystalline, ≥90% (HPLC)

Synonym(s):
(β-D-Arabinofuranosyl)cytosine, Ara-C, Arabinocytidine, Arabinosylcytosine, Cytarabine, Cytosine arabinoside
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C9H13N3O5
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
243.22
Beilstein:
89175
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.77

Quality Level

assay

≥90% (HPLC)

form

crystalline

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

NC1=NC(=O)N(C=C1)[C@@H]2O[C@H](CO)[C@@H](O)[C@@H]2O

InChI

1S/C9H13N3O5/c10-5-1-2-12(9(16)11-5)8-7(15)6(14)4(3-13)17-8/h1-2,4,6-8,13-15H,3H2,(H2,10,11,16)/t4-,6-,7+,8-/m1/s1

InChI key

UHDGCWIWMRVCDJ-CCXZUQQUSA-N

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Packaging

100, 500 mg in poly bottle
1, 5 g in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Ara-C incorporates into DNA and inhibits DNA replication by forming cleavage complexes with topoisomerase I resulting in DNA fragmentation; does not inhibit RNA synthesis. Anti-leukemia agent.

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Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Repr. 2 - Skin Sens. 1

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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