Used as an antineoplastic. Complexes with DNA. Inhibits DNA and RNA synthesis.
194-196 degrees C (decomposition)
Chlorof:orm, Dicloromethane, DMSO, Methanol
The product is very static, care must be taken when weighing.
Method for Determining Identity:
1H NMR Spectroscopic Analysis
Sio2;Dichloromethane: Methanol; 8:2; Visualisation with UV and AMCS; rf=0.45. 1HNMR conforms to structure.
Storage and Stability:
May be stored at RT for short-term only. Long-term storage is recommended at -20 degrees C. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial prior to removing the cap.