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Sigma-Aldrich

Trimethoprim

crystallized, ≥99.0% (HPLC)

Synonym(s):
2,4-Diamino-5-(3,4,5-trimethoxybenzyl)pyrimidine, NSC 106568
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C14H18N4O3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
290.32
Beilstein:
625127
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.85

biological source

synthetic

Quality Level

assay

≥99.0% (HPLC)

form

powder

quality

crystallized

color

white to yellow

mp

199-203 °C

antibiotic activity spectrum

Gram-negative bacteria
Gram-positive bacteria
mycobacteria

Mode of action

DNA synthesis | interferes
enzyme | inhibits

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

COc1cc(Cc2cnc(N)nc2N)cc(OC)c1OC

InChI

1S/C14H18N4O3/c1-19-10-5-8(6-11(20-2)12(10)21-3)4-9-7-17-14(16)18-13(9)15/h5-7H,4H2,1-3H3,(H4,15,16,17,18)

InChI key

IEDVJHCEMCRBQM-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Gene Information

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General description

Chemical structure: pyrimidine

Application

Trimethoprim is primarily used as an antibacterial agent. It is used in susceptibility studies of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and mechanism of resistance studies in Haemophilus influenzae .
Primarily used as an antibacterial agent. Dihydrofolate reductase inhibitor with selectivity for the prokaryote enzyme.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Inhibits the synthesis of tetrahydrofolate by procaryote specific dihydrofolate reductase (DHFR).
Trimethoprim is a dihydrofolate reductase inhibitor with selectivity for the prokaryote enzyme.

Packaging

1g,5g,25g

Other Notes

Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.Light sensitive. Store under inert gas. Moisture sensitive. Product is sensitive to light and moisture.

Pictograms

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Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 3 Oral - Repr. 2

Storage Class Code

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

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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