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An antitumor antibiotic and a DNA alkylating agent
Catalog #: 1930
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1930-100 100 mg
1930-500 500 mg
1930-1000 1 g
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Product Details

Alternate Name 2-Deoxy-2-[[(methylnitrosoamino)carbonyl]amino]-D-glucose
Appearance White solid
CAS # 18883-66-4
Molecular Formula C₈H₁₅N₃O₇
Molecular Weight 265.22
Purity ≥95%
Solubility Water (100 mM)
InChi InChI=1S/C8H15N3O7/c1-11(10-17)8(16)9-4-6(14)5(13)3(2-12)18-7(4)15/h3-7,12-15H,2H2,1H3,(H,9,16)/t3-,4-,5-,6-,7-/m1/s1
PubChem CID 7067772
MDL Number MFCD00006607
Handling Protect from moisture
Storage Conditions -20°C
Shipping Conditions Gel Pack
USAGE For Research Use Only! Not For Use in Humans.


An antitumor antibiotic. Acts as a DNA alkylating agent that enters cells exclusively via the GLUT2 glucose transport protein. Also acts as a diabetagen,and is especially toxic to pancreatic islet insulin-producing β-cells. It is toxic to GLUT2 positive neuroendocrine tumor cells. Streptozocin has been used to induce Type 1 diabetes for medical research.

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