944-73-0: 1,3-Dimethyluric Acid

1 3-dimethyluric acid or Oxytheophylline (CAS No: 944-73-0) is the major metabolite of theophylline that is used in the electrochemical and enzymic oxidation of a dialkylpurine. Theophylline is used to manage chronic asthma and for several years was approved as a first-line agent for the treatment of chronic asthma.

Additional information

Catalogue No.

VE006974

CAS No.

944-73-0

Molecular Formula

C7H8N4O3

Molecular Weight

196.16 g/mol

IUPAC Name

1, 3-Dimethyl-7, 9-dihydro-1H-purine-2, 6, 8(3H)-trione

Synonyms

Oxytheophylline

References

Yoon, Yeomin, et al. “Associations between CYP2E1 Promoter Polymorphisms and Plasma 1, 3-Dimethyluric Acid/Theophylline Ratios.” European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, vol. 62, no. 8, July 2006, pp. 627–31, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00228-006-0165-4. ?Goyal, Rajendra N., and Naveen K. Singhal. “Comparison of Electrochemical and Enzymic Oxidation of 1, 3-Dimethyluric Acid.” Bioelectrochemistry and Bioenergetics, vol. 44, no. 2, Jan. 1998, pp. 201–8, https://doi.org/10.1016/s0302-4598(97)00083-4

Status

In-stock