Methotrexate disodium

Chemical Formula: C20H20N8Na2O5

Molecular Weight: 498.4

CAS Number: 7413-34-5

Description: Methotrexate disodium USP, Solid powder, >98.0% (HPLC)

Methotrexate Sodium is the sodium salt of methotrexate,an antimetabolite with antineoplastic and immunomodulating properties. It is an inhibitor of tetrahydrofolate dehydrogenase and prevents the formation of tetrahydrofolate, necessary for synthesis of thymidylate, an essential component of DNA. Methotrexate is an antineoplastic and immunosuppressive agent widely used in the therapy of leukemia, lymphoma, solid tumors, psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis.