5-Fluoroorotic acid

5-Fluoroorotic acid

Synonyms 5-FOA; 2,6-Dihydroxy-5-fluoropyrimidine-4-carboxylic acid ; 5-Fluorouracil-4-carboxylic acid; 5-Fluoroorotic acid hydrate; 5-Fluoroorotate; 4-Pyrimidinecarboxylic Acid; 5-Fluoro-1,2,3,6-Tetrahydro-2,6-Dioxo-(9CI); 1,2,3,6-Tetrahydro-2,6-Dioxo-5-Fluoro-4-Pyrimidinecarboxylic Acid; 5-Fluoro-6-Carboxyuracil

CAS Number: 703-95-7 Molecular Formula: C5H3FN2O4·H2O Molecular Weight: 174.087 g/mol

EC Number: 211-876-0 MDL Number: MFCD00150658

SKU 02154210-CF
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Description

Product Description

5-Fluoroorotic Acid

Application Notes

5-Fluoroorotic acid is useful in the selection of orotidine-5′-phosphate decarboxylase mutants of Saccharomyces cerevisiae.It has been used as a selective agent in yeast molecular genetics.It has also been used in the positive selection for uracil auxotrophs of the sulfur-dependent thermophilic archaebacterium Sulfolobus acidocaldarius.

Usage Statement

Unless specified otherwise, MP Biomedical's products are for research or further manufacturing use only, not for direct human use. For more information, please contact our customer service department.

Key Applications

Selection of mutant yeast

Specifications
SKU 02154210-CF
Alternate Names 5-FOA; 2,6-Dihydroxy-5-fluoropyrimidine-4-carboxylic acid ; 5-Fluorouracil-4-carboxylic acid; 5-Fluoroorotic acid hydrate; 5-Fluoroorotate; 4-Pyrimidinecarboxylic Acid; 5-Fluoro-1,2,3,6-Tetrahydro-2,6-Dioxo-(9CI); 1,2,3,6-Tetrahydro-2,6-Dioxo-5-Fluoro-4-Pyrimidinecarboxylic Acid; 5-Fluoro-6-Carboxyuracil
Application Notes 5-Fluoroorotic acid is useful in the selection of orotidine-5′-phosphate decarboxylase mutants of Saccharomyces cerevisiae.It has been used as a selective agent in yeast molecular genetics.It has also been used in the positive selection for uracil auxotrophs of the sulfur-dependent thermophilic archaebacterium Sulfolobus acidocaldarius.
Base Catalog Number 154210
CAS # 703-95-7
EC Number 211-876-0
Format Crystalline powder
Hazard Statements H302-H315-H319-H335
Molecular Formula C5H3FN2O4·H2O
Molecular Weight 174.087 g/mol
Personal Protective Equipment Dust mask , Eyeshields, Gloves
Purity ≥98%
RTECS Number UV7800000
Safety Symbol GHS07
Usage Statement Unless specified otherwise, MP Biomedical's products are for research or further manufacturing use only, not for direct human use. For more information, please contact our customer service department.