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1272000

USP

Flucytosine

United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Reference Standard

Synonym(s):
4-amino-5-fluoro-2(1H)-pyrimidinone, Flucytosine, 5-Fluorocytosine
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C4H4FN3O
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
129.09
Beilstein:
127285
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

pharmaceutical primary standard

manufacturer/tradename

USP

mp

298-300 °C (dec.) (lit.)

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

format

neat

SMILES string

NC1=NC(=O)NC=C1F

InChI

1S/C4H4FN3O/c5-2-1-7-4(9)8-3(2)6/h1H,(H3,6,7,8,9)

InChI key

XRECTZIEBJDKEO-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

This product is provided as delivered and specified by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. All information provided in support of this product, including SDS and any product information leaflets have been developed and issued under the Authority of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.
For further information and support please go to the website of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Nucleoside analog that has antifungal activities. 5-FC is deaminated by cytosine deaminase to product 5-fluorouracil, resulting in RNA miscoding. 5-Fluorocytosine inhibits DNA and RNA synthesis and interferes with ribosomal protein synthesis.

Analysis Note

These products are for test and assay use only. They are not meant for administration to humans or animals and cannot be used to diagnose, treat, or cure diseases of any kind.  ​

Other Notes

Sales restrictions may apply.

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Health hazard

Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Precautionary Statements

Hazard Classifications

Repr. 2

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

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