A cell-permeable nucleoside compound whose phosphorylated metabolite activates adenosine monophosphate-activated protein kinase (AMPK) and acts as a regulator of de novo purine synthesis. Stimulates glucose uptake in perfused and isolated muscle. Offers protection against cell death induced by glucose deprivation, chemical hypoxia, and exposure to glutamate and Aβ peptide.
Purity: ≥98% by HPLC
Empirical Formula: C9H14N4O5
Properties: Solubility: Methanol (10 mg/ml) or H2O. May require heating to 50°C to achieve complete solubilization in methanol.
Presentation: Tan solid. Packaged under inert gas.
Molecular Weight: 258.2
Storage Conditions: Shipped at Ambient Temperature. Store at +2 - 8°C.