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Theophylline | CAS No. 58-55-9 | Non-selective Adenosine Receptor Antagonists
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Description: Adenosine receptor antagonist; bronchodilator

Chemical Name: 3,7-Dihydro-1,3-dimethyl-1H-purine-2,6-dione

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Biological Activity

Bronchodilator, anti-inflammatory and immunomodulator. Antagonizes adenosine receptors and is a weak non-selective inhibitor of phosphodiesterases (PDEs).

Technical Data

Soluble to 25 mM in water and to 100 mM in DMSO
Store the unopened product at room temperature. Do not use past expiration date.

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Background References

  1. Theophylline. New perspectives for an old drug.
    Am.J.Respir.Care Med., 2003;167:813
  2. Recent advances in our understanding of the use of theophy. in the treatment of asthma.
    J.Clin.Pharmacol., 1999;39:237
  3. Asthma, adenosine, mast cells and theophy.
    Coward et al.
    Clin.Exp.Allery, 1998;28:42

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