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Pentostatin is a potent antitumor antibiotic isolated from a Streptomyces species. Pentostatin is a potent inhibitor of adenine deaminase and has been used therapeutically as an antitumor agent.
Catalog #P3230-01
SourcePentostatin from Streptomyces sp.
Molecular Weight~268.3
SolubilitySoluble in water, methanol and DMSO
Storage and StabilityLyophilized powder may be stored at -20°C. Stable for 12 months at -20°C. Reconstitute with DMSO. Aliquot to avoid repeated freezing and thawing. Store at -20°C. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial after thawing and prior to removing the cap. Further dilutions can be made in assay buffer.
CAS Number53910-25-1
Molecular FormulaC11H16N4O4
Molecular Weight~268.3
Purity~98% (HPLC)
ConcentrationNot determined
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.

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