Cat. No. 1100
Chemical Name: (S)-4-Ethyl-4-hydroxy-1H-pyrano-[3',4':6,7]indolizino[1,2-b]quinoline-3,14(4H,12H)-dione
Biological ActivityCytotoxic plant alkaloid with antitumor properties; prototypic DNA topoisomerase I inhibitor. Induces single strand DNA breaks and protein-DNA crosslinks.
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Certificate of Analysis / Safety Data Sheet
Merck Index 12 1783.
Hsiang et al (1985) Camptothecin induces protein-linked DNA breaks via mammalian DNA topoisomerase I. J.Biol.Chem. 260 14873. PMID: 2997227.
Liu (1989) DNA topoisomerase poisons as antitumour drugs. Annu.Rev.Biochem 58 351. PMID: 2549853.
Pantazis et al (1993) Camptothecin derivatives induce regression of human ovarian carcinomas grown in nude mice and distinguish between non-tumorigenic and tumorigenic cells in vitro. Int.J.Cancer 53 863. PMID: 8449612.
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Keywords: Camptothecin, supplier, DNA, topoisomerases, inhibitors, Isomerases
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