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Suramin Hexasodium Salt (Germanin, NSC 34936, SK 24728)


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A P2x and P2y purinergic receptor antagonist that displays antitumor, antiangiogenic and antiparasitic activities. Inhibits sirtuin 1, sirtuin 5 and topoisomerase II. Inhibits the cell surface binding of various growth factors including PDGF, EGF, FGFa and FGFb. Blocks association of G protein alpha and b/g-subunits. Potent competitive inhibitor of reverse transcriptase and protects T lymphocytes against in vitro human immunodeficiency virus infection.
Catalog #045319
Potent ATPase inhibitor. Potent competitive inhibitor of reverse transcriptase. Shows anti-HIV activity. Anticancer compound. Protein kinase C (PKC) inhibitor. Potent inhibitor of melanoma heparanase and tumor cell metastasis. Non-specific growth factors inhibitor (including PDGF, EGF, aFGF and bFGF). TGF-beta1 inhibitor. Topoisomerase I and II inhibitor. Interleukin-1 (IL-1) inhibitor. Interleukin-4 (IL-4) inhibitor. G protein inhibitor. P2X and P2Y purinergic receptor antagonist. Antiangiogenic. Potent VEGF inhibitor. Telomerase inhibitor. Shows adjuvant properties. Regulates ryanodine receptor. Direct adenylyl cyclase inhibitor. Protein synthesis inhibitor. SIRT1 (Sirtuin 1) and SIRT5 (Sirtuin 5) inhibitor. Immunosuppressive. Antifibrotic agent. Antiparasitic. Antiprotozoal. Athelmintic.
SolubilityDMSO (10mM) and water (50mM)
Storage and StabilityShort-term Storage: +4°C
Long-term Storage: +4°C
Stable for at least 2 years after receipt when stored at +4°C.
CAS Number129-46-4
Molecular FormulaC51H34N6O23S6 . 6Na
Molecular Weight1291.2+137.9
FormSupplied as a white to off-white solid.
Important NoteThis product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological. Toxicity and Hazards: All products should be handled by qualified personnel only, trained in laboratory procedures.
Alternate names8,8'-[Carbonylbis[imino-3,1-phenylenecarbonylimino(4-methyl-3,1-phenylene)carbonylimino]]bis-1,3,5-naphthalenetrisulfonic Acid Sodium Salt (1:6); 8,8'-[Carbonylbis[imino-3,1-phenylenecarbonylimino(4-methyl-3,1-phenylene)carbonylimino]]bis-1,3,5-naphthale

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