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Guanosine-5'-[(α,β)-methyleno]triphosphate, Sodium salt

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Structural formula of GpCpp ((GMPCPP), Guanosine-5'-[(α,β)-methyleno]triphosphate, Sodium salt)
Structural formula of GpCpp

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: C11H18N5O13P3 (free acid)

Molecular Weight: 521.21 g/mol (free acid)

Exact Mass: 521.01 g/mol (free acid)

CAS#: 14997-54-7

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 252 nm, ε 13.7 L mmol-1 cm-1 (Tris-HCl pH 7.5)

Atomic force microscopy[1]
Assembly of microtubule[3]
Dynamic of microtubule bundles[4]

Specific Ligands:


GTP cyclohydrolase[6]

BIOZ Product Citations:

Selected References:
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Vulevic et al. (1997) Role of guanine nucleotides in the vinblastine-induced self-association of tubulin: effects of guanosine alpha,betamethylenetriphosphate and guanosine alpha,beta-methylenediphosphate. Biochemistry-US 36 (42):12828.
Caplow et al. (1996) Evidence that a single monolayer tubulin-GTP cap is both necessary and sufficient to stabilize microtubules. Mol. Biol. Cell 7 (4):663.
Hyman et al. (1995) Structural-changes accompanying GTP hydrolysis in microtubules - information from a slowly hydrolyzable analog guanylyl- (alpha,beta)-methylene-diphosphonate. J. Cell Biol. 128 (1-2):117.