Adenosine, periodate oxidized

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"Adenosine-2′,3′-dialdehyde (Adox) is an inhibitor of S-adenosylhomocysteine hydrolase (AdoHcy hydrolase ) and it may be used in studies on the role of AdoHcy hydrolase in adenosine induce apoptosis and related S-adenosylhomocysteine-regulated processes. Adox is a methylation inhibitor that inhibits histone methytransferases (HMTase) and arginine methylation." Source: Sigma

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Alternative names

  • Adenosine-2′,3′-dialdehyde
  • Adox
  • (9H-Purine-9-acetaldehyde, 6-amino-alpha-(1-formyl-2-hydroxyethoxy)-)

Usage Notes


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