6-Thio-guanosine-5'-triphosphate, Sodium salt
For general laboratory use.
Shipping: shipped on gel packs
Storage Conditions: store at -20 °C
Short term exposure (up to 1 week cumulative) to ambient temperature possible.
Shelf Life: 12 months after date of delivery
Molecular Formula: C10H16N5O13P3S (free acid)
Molecular Weight: 539.24 g/mol (free acid)
Exact Mass: 538.97 g/mol (free acid)
Purity: ≥ 95 % (HPLC)
Form: solution in water
Color: colorless to slightly yellow
Concentration: 10 mM - 11 mM
pH: 7.5 ±0.5
Spectroscopic Properties: λmax 257 nm, ε 8.8 L mmol-1 cm-1 (Tris-HCl pH 7.5), λmax 342 nm, ε 24.8 L mmol-1 cm-1 (Tris-HCl pH 7.5)
Allosteric effect on E.coli CTP-synthase
Inhibition of Vac-1-Rac signalling
Immunosuppression by blockade of GTPase activation[3, 4]
Immunosuppressive drug (transplantation, inflammation)[1, 4]
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