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Product Data
Synonyms 4-Amino-2-methoxy-5-pyrimidinemethanol; 4-Amino-5-hydroxymethyl-2-methoxypyrimidine
Formula C6H9N3O2
MW 155.2
Merck Index 12: 00964
CAS 3690-12-8
Source/Host Chemicals Isolated from Streptomyces albus.
Purity ≥98% (HPLC)
Appearance Off-white powder.
Solubility Soluble in DMSO or methanol.
Identity Determined by 1H-NMR.
Origin Manufactured by BioViotica.
Product Type Chemical
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Short Term Storage +4°C
Long Term Storage -20°C
Use/Stability Stable for at least 1 year after receipt when stored at -20°C. After reconstitution protect from light at -20°C.
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Product Description

  • Derivative of 5-Hydoxymethylcytosine (Prod. No. BVT-0229).
  • Antibiotic.
  • Antibacterial.
  • Thiamine antagonist.
  • Phosphatase kinase inhibitor

Product References

  1. Biological studies on bacimethrin, a pyrimidine antibiotic, and monazomycin: T. Nishimura & N. Tanaka; J. Antibiot. 16, 179 (1963)
  2. Bacimethrin isolated from Streptomyces albus identification, derivatives, synthesis and biological properties: H. Drautz, et al.; J. Antibiot. 40, 1431 (1987)
  3. Nucleoside antibiotics: Structure, biological activity, and biosynthesis: K. Isono; J. Antibiot. 41, 1711 (1988) (Review)
  4. The mechanism of action of bacimethrin, a naturally occurring thiamin antimetabolite: J.J. Reddick, et al.; Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett. 11, 2245 (2001)
  5. Hydrophilic modifications in peptide nucleic acid - Synthesis and properties of PNA possessing 5-hydroxymethyluracil and 5-hydroxymethylcytosine: R.H.E. Hudson, et al.; Can. J. Chem. 85, 302 (2007)
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