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D5817 Sigma-Aldrich

DMXAA

≥98% (HPLC), solid

Synonym: 5,6-Dimethylxanthenone-4-acetic Acid, ASA404, Vadimezan

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Properties

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InChI Key   XGOYIMQSIKSOBS-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥98% (HPLC)
form   solid
color   light brown
solubility   DMSO: soluble >10 mg/mL
storage temp.   2-8°C

Description

General description

5,6-dimethylxanthenone-4-acetic acid (DMXAA) is a flavone acetic acid derivative. It acts as a vascular disrupting agent (VDA), which damages tumor vasculature and stimulates an anti-tumor immune response. It stimulates hemorrhagic necrosis.

Application

5,6-dimethylxanthenone-4-acetic acid (DMXAA) has been used to induce type-I IFN signaling in a stimulator of interferon genes (STING) dependent manner. It has also been used to study STING-dependent signaling in the absence of infection.

Packaging

5, 25 mg in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

DMXAA is an apoptosis inducer; anti-vascular.

Features and Benefits

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
UN 3077 9 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
ZD5536200

Documents

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Protocols & Articles

Articles

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