Catalog Number: 2795
Chemical Name: 3,7-Dihydro-1,3-dimethyl-1H-purine-2,6-dione
Biological Activity
Bronchodilator, anti-inflammatory and immunomodulator. Antagonizes adenosine receptors and is a weak non-selective inhibitor of phosphodiesterases (PDEs).
Technical Data
  • M.Wt:
    180.16
  • Formula:
    C7H8N4O2
  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 25 mM in water and to 100 mM in DMSO
  • Purity:
    >99%
  • Storage:
    Store at RT
  • CAS No:
    58-55-9
The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis. All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.
Background References
  1. Recent advances in our understanding of the use of theophylline in the treatment of asthma.
    Page
    J.Clin.Pharmacol., 1999;39:237
  2. Asthma, adenosine, mast cells and theophylline.
    Coward et al.
    Clin.Exp.Allery, 1998;28:42

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