5-Fluoro Cytosine A toxic antimicrobial and antifungal agent

5-Fluoro Cytosine (CAS 2022-85-7)

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Synonym: 4-Amino-5-fluoro-2(1H)-pyrimidine
Application: A toxic antimicrobial and antifungal agent
CAS Number: 2022-85-7
Purity: ≥98%
Molecular Weight: 129.09
Molecular Formula: C4H4FN3O
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5-FC is a toxic antimicrobial/antifungal agent.


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Physical State :
Solubility :
Soluble in Water
Storage :
Store at -20° C
Melting Point :
298-300° C (dec.)
For Research Use Only. Not Intended for Diagnostic or Therapeutic Use.
PubChem CID :
Merck Index :
14: 4125

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Is this soluble in DMSO?

Asked by: chemicalsmg
Thank you for your question. 5-Fluoro Cytosine: sc-217179 is slightly soluble in DMSO (heated).
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Date published: 2017-04-14
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