Adenosine-5'-diphosphate, 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: C10H15N5O10P2 (free acid)
Molecular Weight: 427.20 g/mol (free acid)
Exact Mass: 427.03 g/mol (free acid)
Purity: ≥ 95 % (HPLC)
Color: white to off-white
Spectroscopic Properties: λmax 259 nm, ε 15.4 L mmol-1 cm-1 (Tris-HCl pH 7.5)
Agonistic ligand, mainly for nucleoside receptor A1
Nucleoside-triphosphates can be converted by different membrane-bound phosphatases into nucleosides acting as nucleoside receptor ligands. In some cases nucleoside phosphates act also directly on nucleoside receptors.
Volonte et al. (2009) Membrane components and purinergic signalling: the purinome, a complex interplay among ligands, degrading enzymes, receptors and transporters. FEBS J. 276:318.
Yegutkin (2008) Nucleotide and nucleoside converting enzymes: Important modulators of purinergic signalling cascade. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1783:673.
Williams et al. (1986) Effects of purine nucleotides on the binding of [3H]cyclopentyladenosine to adenosine A1-receptors in rat brain membranes. J. Neurochem. 47 (1):88.