A specific autophagy inhibitor
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Product Details

Alternate Name 3-Methyl-3H-purin-6-amine; 3-MA; NSC 66389
Appearance White solid
CAS # 5142-23-4
Molecular Formula C₆H₇N₅
Molecular Weight 149.15
Purity ≥98%
Solubility DMSO (50 mM)
InChi InChI=1S/C6H7N5/c1-11-3-10-5(7)4-6(11)9-2-8-4/h2-3H,7H2,1H3
PubChem CID 1673
MDL Number MFCD00010531
Handling Protect from light and moisture
Storage Conditions -20°C
Shipping Conditions Gel Pack
USAGE For Research Use Only! Not For Use in Humans.


Commonly used as a specific inhibitor of autophagic sequestration. 3-MA inhibits autophagy by blocking autophagosome formation via the inhibition of type III Phosphatidylinositol 3-kinases (PI-3K).

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