Doxorubicin hydrochloride

Cat. No. 2252

Doxorubicin hydrochloride C27H29NO11.HCl [25316-40-9]

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Alternative Names: Adriamycin, NSC 123127

Chemical Name: 10-[(3-Amino-2,3,6-trideoxy-α-L-lyxohexopyranosyl)oxy]-7,8,9,10-tetrahydro-6,8,11-trihydroxy-8-(hydroxyacetyl)-5,12-naphthacenedione hydrochloride

Biological Activity

Antitumor antibiotic agent that inhibits DNA topoisomerase II. DNA intercalator that inhibits nucleic acid synthesis and induces apoptosis. Reduces intracellular tau levels.

Technical Data

Soluble to 50 mM in water and to 50 mM in DMSO
>98 %
Desiccate at RT

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Skladanowski and Konopa (1993) Adriamycin and daunomycin induce programmed cell death (apoptosis) in tumour cells. Biochem.Pharmacol. 46 357. PMID: 8347161.

Patel et al (1997) Identification of yeast DNA topoisomerase II mutants resistant to the antitumor drug doxorubicin: implications for the mechanisms of doxorubicin action and cyotoxicity. Mol.Pharmacol. 52 658. PMID: 9380029.

Gewirtz (1999) A critical evaluation of the mechanisms of action proposed for the antitumor effects of the anthracycline antibiotics adriamycin and daunorubicin. Biochem.Pharmacol. 57 727. PMID: 10075079.

Dickey et al (2006) Pharmacologic reductions of total tau levels; implications for the role of microtubule dynamics in regulating tau expression. Mol.Neurodegen. 1 6. PMID: 16930453.

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