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Hydroxyurea, 98%, Alfa Aesar™

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Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Hydroxyurea
Assay Percent Range 98%
Molecular Formula CH4N2O2
Formula Weight 76.06g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00007943
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A10831-03
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

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

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.