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An immunosuppressant

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Catalog #: 9536
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9536-100 100 mg
9536-500 500 mg
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Product Details

Alternate Name 6-[(1-Methyl-4-nitro-1H-imidazol-5-yl)thio]-9H-purine
Appearance Yellow solid
CAS # 446-86-6
Molecular Formula C₉H₇N₇O₂S
Molecular Weight 277.26
Purity ≥98% by HPLC
Solubility DMSO (>25 mg/ml)
InChi ChI=1S/C9H7N7O2S/c1-15-4-14-7(16(17)18)9(15)19-8-5-6(11-2-10-5)12-3-13-8/h2-4H,1H3,(H,10,11,12,13)
PubChem CID 2265
MDL Number MFCD00069203
Handling Protect from air and light
Storage Conditions -20°C
Shipping Conditions Gel Pack
USAGE For Research Use Only! Not For Use in Humans.


Azathioprine is a purine analog that displays immunosuppressive and anti-inflammatory properties. It serves as a prodrug for 6-mercaptopurine, which alters purine processing and DNA synthesis, interfering with the proliferation of lymphocytes and other myeloid cells.

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