Zidovudine monophosphate, Sodium Salt
3'-Azido-2',3'-dideoxythymidine-5'-monophosphate, Sodium salt
For research use only!
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: C10H14N5O7P (free acid)
Molecular Weight: 347.22 g/mol (free acid)
Exact Mass: 347.06 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 267 nm, ε 10.9 L mmol-1 cm-1 (Tris-HCl pH 7.5)
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