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A2169

Sigma-Aldrich

3′-Azido-3′-deoxythymidine

≥98% (HPLC)

Synonym(s):
AZT, Zidovudine, Azidothymidine, ZDV
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C10H13N5O4
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
267.24
Beilstein:
3595791
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.77

Quality Level

assay

≥98% (HPLC)

form

powder

mp

113-115 °C (lit.)

solubility

H2O: 50 mg/mL

storage temp.

−20°C

SMILES string

CC1=CN([C@H]2C[C@H](N=[N+]=[N-])[C@@H](CO)O2)C(=O)NC1=O

InChI

1S/C10H13N5O4/c1-5-3-15(10(18)12-9(5)17)8-2-6(13-14-11)7(4-16)19-8/h3,6-8,16H,2,4H2,1H3,(H,12,17,18)/t6-,7+,8+/m0/s1

InChI key

HBOMLICNUCNMMY-XLPZGREQSA-N

Gene Information

human ... HIVE1(3095)
mouse ... Slc29a1(63959)

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Application

3′-Azido-3′-deoxythymidine has been used as the reverse transcriptase inhibitor to inhibit the viral genome integration and as an antimicrobial agent to evaluate its anti-Salmonella activity.

Packaging

1 g in glass bottle
25 mg in glass insert
100, 250 mg in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Azidothymidine (AZT), a thymidine analogue, is a reverse transcriptase inhibitor against the HIV-1 virus. Azidothymidine has been shown to decrease CRISPR-mediated homology-directed repair (HDR) efficiency.
Reverse transcriptase inhibitor active against HIV-1 virus.

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Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

In vitro activities of nucleoside analog antiviral agents against salmonellae.
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Marla E Tharp et al.
Nature communications, 11(1), 330-330 (2020-01-18)
Female reproductive success critically depends on the size and quality of a finite ovarian reserve. Paradoxically, mammals eliminate up to 80% of the initial oocyte pool through the enigmatic process of fetal oocyte attrition (FOA). Here, we interrogate the striking
Protein overexpression following lentiviral infection of primary mature neutrophils is due to pseudotransduction
Geering B, et al.
Journal of Immunological Methods, 373(1-2), 209-218 (2011)
Zahidul Khan et al.
Neuro-oncology, 12(6), 549-558 (2010-02-16)
The prognosis for malignant gliomas remains poor, and new treatments are urgently needed. Targeted suicide gene therapy exploits the enzymatic conversion of a prodrug, such as a nucleoside analog, into a cytotoxic compound. Although this therapeutic strategy has been considered
Markus Moll et al.
European journal of immunology, 39(3), 902-911 (2009-02-07)
Invariant CD1d-restricted NKT cells play important roles in regulating both innate and adaptive immunity. They are targeted by HIV-1 infection and severely reduced in number or even lost in many infected subjects. Here, we have investigated the characteristics of NKT

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