Hydroxyurea, 98%, Alfa Aesar™

Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar A10831-03

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    Chemical Identifiers

    Assay Percent Range 98%
    Molecular Formula CH4N2O2
    Formula Weight 76.06g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00007943
    Chemical Name or Material Hydroxyurea

    Specifications

    Quantity 1g
    CAS 127-07-1
    Assay Percent Range 98%
    Molecular Formula CH4N2O2
    Formula Weight 76.06g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00007943
    EINECS Number 204-821-7
    Chemical Name or Material Hydroxyurea

    Description

    Applications
    Hydroxyurea is used as an inhibitor of DNA synthesis and an anti-cancer drug. It is used as a precursor to prepare 1-hydroxy-5,6-dimethyl-1H-pyrimidine-2,4-dione via reaction with 2-methyl-3-oxo-butyric acid ethyl ester. It is used in the treatment of melanoma, resistant chronic myelocytic leukemia and recurrent metastatic or inoperable ovarian. It is also involved in reducing the rate of painful attacks in sickle-cell disease and has anti-retroviral properties in diseases such as AIDS.

    Solubility
    Soluble in water, hot alcohol and dimethyl sulfoxide. Insoluble in ethanol and benzene.

    Notes
    Moisture sensitive. Store in cool place. Keep the container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

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