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DNA synthesis inhibitor
Nucleobase analog for in vitro and in vivo cytotoxicity assays
5-Fluorouracil is a fluorinated analog of uracil. 5-FU is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for cancer chemotherapy as an antineoplastic, antimetabolic agent.
Lately with the development of gene therapy, 5-FU can be used in combination with the uracil phosporibosyltransferase suicide gene.Back to the top
CAS number: 51-21-8
Molecular weight: 130.1
Working concentration: 1 - 300 μg/mlBack to the top
- 250 mg at 10 mg/ml
5-FU is shipped at room temperature.
Store at room temperature in a cool and dark place.
5-FU is stable for one year when properly storedBack to the top