Purine analog. Blocks DNA replication and the de novo
pathway of purine synthesis. Immunosuppressive and anti-inflammatory drug; induces apoptosis in human T-lymphocytes. Prodrug of 6-mercaptopurine
(Cat. No. 4103).
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