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    CAS Number: 321-30-2

    Adenine Sulfate

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    Adenine Sulfate is a purine nucleobase involved in a variety of cellular processes and is one of five nitrogenous bases involved in nucleic acid synthesis. In addition, Adenine serves as the purine base in adenosine triphosphate (ATP).  Adenine is a component of nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD), and flavin adenine dinucleotide (FAD).   It may be used as an additive in plant tissue culture applications. 

    Adenine Sulfate is sparingly soluble in 0.5M HCl.

    Plant Biology Applications Adenine Sulfate is commonly used as a media supplement to serve as a cytokinin biosynthesis precursor. Adenine Sulfate promoted organogenesis and in vitro flowing of dill, a medically important species to the pharmaceutical industry (Jana and Shekhawat, 2010). The addition of Adenine Sulfate enhanced organogenesis in Vitex vinifolia, a shrub popular for its medicinal use (Samantaray, 2013). Adenine Sulfate was used as an additive at 25 mg/L in the medicinal plant Aloe vera L. for plantlet regeneration from inflorescence axis-derived callus cultures (Rathore et al, 2011).
    Molecular Formula C5H5N5 ·0.5(H2SO4)
    References

    Chen, MH, Wang PJ and Maeda E (1987) Somatic embryogenesis and plant regeneration in Carica papaya L. tissue culture derived from root explants. Plant Cell Rep. 6(5):348-351 24248842

    Jana S and Shekhawa GS (2011) Plant growth regulators, adenine sulfate and carbohydrates regulate organogenesis and in vitro flowering of Anethum graveolens. Acta. Physiol. Plant. 33:305-311

    Naaz A, Shahzad A, Anis M (2014) Effect of adenine sulfate interaction on growth and development of shoot regeneration and inhibition of shoot tip recrosis under in vitro condition in adult Syzygium cumini L.—a multipurpose tree. Appl. Biochem. Biotechnol 173(1):90-102 PMID 24682901

    Rathore MS, Chikara J and Shekhawat NS (2011)  Plantlet regeneration from callus cultures of selected genotype of Aloe vera L.--an ancient plant for modern herbal industries. Appl Biochem Biotechnol. 163(7):860-868  PMID 20857229

    Samantaray S, Bishoyi AK, Maiti S (2013) Plant regeneration from callus cultures of Vitex trifolia (Lamiales: Lamiaceae): A potential medicinal plant. Rev. Biol. Trop. 61(3):1083-1094. PMID 24027909