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Cat.No. 4656 - (D)-(+)-Neopterin | C9H11N5O4 | CAS No. 2009-64-5
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Description: Stimulated by IFN-γ; marker of immune activation

Chemical Name: 2-Amino-6-[(1S,2R)-1,2,3-trihydroxypropyl]-4(3H)-pteridinone

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Biological Activity

Precursor of biopterin synthesis. Synthesized in response to interferon-γ stimulation; used as a marker of T helper cell-induced immune activation. Also an indicator of oxidative stress; modulates the effects of reactive oxygen species (ROS).

Technical Data

Soluble to 20 mM in DMSO with gentle warming
Store the unopened product at -20 to -70 °C. Use a manual defrost freezer and avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles. Do not use past expiration date.

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Background References

  1. Neopterin as a marker for immune system activation.
    Murr et al.
    Curr.Drug Metab., 2002;3:175
  2. Immune response-associated production of neopterin.
    Huber et al.
    J.Exp.Med., 1984;160:310

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