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A cytotoxic drug
Catalog #: B3299
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B3299-100 100 mg
B3298-500 500 mg
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Product Details

Alternate Name NSC 103805 5-Fluorocytosine 6-amino-5-fluoro-2(1H)-pyrimidinone 5-FC
Peptide Sequence N/A
Appearance White to off-white solid
CAS # 2022-85-7
Molecular Formula C₄H₄FN₃O
Molecular Weight 129.09
Purity ≥98% by HPLC
Solubility ~0.2 mg/ml DMSO
InChi InChI=1S/C4H4FN3O/c5-2-1-7-4(9)8-3(2)6/h1H,(H3,6,7,8,9)
PubChem CID 3366
MDL Number MFCD00006035
Handling Do not take internally. Wear gloves and mask when handling the product! Avoid contact by all modes of exposure.
Storage Conditions -20ºC
Shipping Conditions Gel Pack
USAGE For Research Use Only! Not For Use in Humans.


Flucytosine, a fluorinated pyrimidine analog that displays antifungal activities. 5-FC is deaminated by cytosine deaminase to product 5-fluorouracil, resulting in RNA miscoding. Flucytosine inhibits DNA and RNA synthesis and interferes with ribosomal protein synthesis.

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