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Pemetrexed Disodium

Pemetrexed Disodium

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Pemetrexed Disodium (CAS Number: 150399-23-8)
Pemetrexed Disodium
belongs to a class of chemotherapeutic drugs called folic metabolites .It is prescribed for the treatment of pleural mesothelioma and nonsmall cell lung cancer. By inhibiting the formation of purine and pyrimidine nucleotides, Pemetrexed prevents the formation of DNA and RNA, which are required for the growth and survival of both normal cells and cancer cells. During this medication therapy it is considered to produce side effects such as low blood counts,  mental fatigue and sleepiness, nausea, vomiting and skin rashes. It is contraindicated in patients with severe liver diseases.
Chemical formula:  C20H19N5Na2O6 
Synonyms: Tifolar; L-Glutamic acid, N-(4-(2-(2-amino-4,7-dihydro-4-oxo-1H-pyrrolo(2,3-d)pyrimidin-5-yl)ethyl)benzoyl)-, disodium salt;Disodium (2S)-2-({4-[2-(2-amino-4-oxo-4,7-dihydro-1H-pyrrolo[2,3-d]pyrimidin-5-yl)ethyl]benzoyl}amino)pentanedioate;
Molecular weight: 471.37
Melting Point:   254-258°C    
Assay      : 99%
Solubility: Freely soluble in water and methanol 
Appearance: White or almost white crystalline powder
Package : 10/100g / fibre drum

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