Chemical Name: N-[4-[[(2,4-Diamino-6-pteridinyl)methyl]methylamino]benzoyl]-L-glutamic acid
Biological Activity Cytotoxic agent. Inhibits thymidylate synthetase and de novo purine synthesis. Potent folic acid antagonist; inhibits dihydrofolate reductase. Also inhibits Ras carboxyl methylation in DKOB8 cells, leading to decreased p44 and Akt activation.
Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO
Store at RT
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