Streptozocin

(HB4097)

Product overview

  • Name
    Streptozocin
  • Short description
    Antibiotic. Diabetes inducer.
  • Biological description

    Antibiotic. Induces diabetes via toxic effects on pancreatic beta-cells.

    Alkylates DNA and also produces DNA strand breaks to induce DNA damage.

    Shows antitumor activity.

  • Alternative names
    STZ
  • Biological action
    Antibiotic
  • Purity
    >98%
  • Our products in action

Properties

  • Chemical name
    2-Deoxy-2-[[(methylnitrosoamino)carbonyl]amino]-D-glucose
  • Molecular Weight
    265.22
  • Molecular Formula
    C8H15N3O7
  • CAS Number
    18883-66-4
  • PubChem identifier
    29327
  • SMILES
    CN(C(=O)N[C@@H]1[C@H]([C@@H]([C@H](O[C@@H]1O)CO)O)O)N=O
  • InChiKey
    ZSJLQEPLLKMAKR-JWMKEVCDSA-N
  • MDL number
    MFCD00006607
  • Appearance
    White to off-white

Storing and Using Your Product

  • Storage instructions
    -20 °C
  • Solubility overview
    Soluble in DMSO (100 mM) and water (100 mM)
  • Handling
    Once the compound is in solution it spontaneously releases NO gas at room temperature. We therefore recommend to prepare fresh solutions immediately before use.
  • Important
    This product is for RESEARCH USE ONLY and is not intended for therapeutic or diagnostic use. Not for human or veterinary use.

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