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rac-2-Deoxy-D-erythro-pentofuranose 3,5-Di-p-toluate




Catalog No. : DI-T-15344
CAS Number : 17117-72-5
Molecular Weight : 370.4
Molecular Formula : C21H22O6
Synonym : p-To-erythro-pentofuranosey
Application Notes : 2-Deoxy-D-erythro-pentofuranose 3,5-di-p-toluate is an impurity of Decitabine (a-isomer), a DNA hypomethylating agent that is used to treat various forms of cancer, such as myelogeneous leukemia and metastatic lung cancerBy inhibiting DNA methyltransferase, Decitabine silences the tumour suppressor genes and, consequently, “normalizing” gene expression in cancerous cells. ;Impurity in commercial preparations of Decitabine
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