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1272000 USP

Flucytosine

United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Reference Standard

Synonym: 4-amino-5-fluoro-2(1H)-pyrimidinone, 5-Fluorocytosine, Flucytosine

  • CAS Number 2022-85-7

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C4H4FN3O

  • Molecular Weight 129.09

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 127285

  •  MDL number MFCD00006035

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329749852

  •  NACRES NA.24

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InChI Key   XRECTZIEBJDKEO-UHFFFAOYSA-N
mp   298-300 °C (dec.) (lit.)
Featured Industry   Pharmaceutical (small molecule)

Description

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.
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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.  ​

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Safety Information

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NONH for all modes of transport

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Protocols & Articles

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HPLC Analysis of Fluorinated Pyrimidine Nucleosides on Ascentis® RP-Amide

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents HPLC Analysis of Fluorinated Pyrimidine Nucleosides on Ascentis® RP-Amide
Keywords: Chromatography, Clinical, High performance liquid chromatography

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