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Methenamine

HMT; HMTA; E239; INS NO.239; INS-239;

Technical Data

Chemical name:Methenamine
Formula:C6H12N4
Molecular weight:140.2
CAS number:100-97-0
SMILES:C1N2CN3CN1CN(C2)C3

Cat. No. BRC0962

BRC0962

Prices

1.0 mg $ 55.0
2.0 mg $ 56.0
5.0 mg $ 59.0
10.0 mg $ 78.0
20.0 mg $ 93.0
25.0 mg $ 100.0

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Biological activity

It belongs to next groups of Bioreference compounds:
Therapeutic areas:

Anti-infective   

Target:

Description:

Methenamine is used for the treatment of urinary tract infection. It does not have antibacterial properties in an alkaline environment (pH≥6); however, in a more acidic environment (pH<6), methenamine is hydrolyzed to formaldehyde.

Targets:
References:
1. Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther. 2014; 12(5), 549-54.; 2. Environ Sci Technol. 2017; 51, 12, 7278 - 7285.; 3. Med Res Rev. 2006; 26, 2, 223 - 268.;