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5-Fluoroorotic Acid

5-Fluoroorotic acid (5FOA) is a fluorinated derivative of the pyrimidine precursor orotic acid. It is used in yeast genetics to select for the absence of the URA3 gene, which encodes the enzyme for the decarboxylation of 5-fluoroorotic acid to 5-fluorouracil, a toxic metabolite.

Product Details

Category Biochemicals & Diagnostics
Price POA
CAS Number 703-95-7
Formula C5H3FN2O4
Molecular Weight 174.09
Purity 98.0%
Appearance white to yellow white cast powder
Availability In Stock
Storage Conditions -18°C

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