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Azaserine



Azaserine
Systematic (IUPAC) name
O-(2-Diazoacetyl)-L-serine
Identifiers
CAS number 115-02-6
ATC code  ?
PubChem 5284344
Chemical data
Formula C5H7N3O4 
Mol. mass 173.127 g/mol
Pharmacokinetic data
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Therapeutic considerations
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Azaserine is a carcinogen primarily used for researching pancreatic cancer in animal models. It is a glutamine analogue that inhibits glutamine phosphoribosyl amidotransferase, which is involved in the synthesis of purine nucleotides.

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