Cordycepin

Article number:

5600014

CAS No.:

73-03-0

Formula:

C10H13N5O3

Synonyms:

3`-Deoxyadenosine

Molecular weight:

251,24 g/mol

Cordycepin from Cordyceps militaris. Cordycepin blocks revovery of non-heat-shock mRNA translation following heat shock in Drosophilla. Antileukemic activity and mechanism of action of cordycepin against terminal deoxynucleotide transferase-positive leukemic cells has been reported. Cordycepin blocks the Smad signaling by 3`-deoxyadenosine (a mechanism for its anti-fibriotic potential).

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