Cat. No. 1097
Alternative Name: Paclitaxel
Chemical Name: [2aR-[2aα,4β,4aβ,6α,9α(αR*,βS*),11α,12α,12aα,
Biological ActivityAntitumor agent; promotes and stabilizes tubulin polymerization, causing cell cycle arrest. Induces autocatalytic activation of caspase-10 in CCRF-HSB-2 cells, triggering apoptosis.
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Certificate of Analysis / Safety Data Sheet
Merck Index 12 7117.
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Rao et al (1999) Characterization of the taxol binding site on the microtubule. J.Biol.Chem. 274 37990. PMID: 10608867.
Park et al (2004) Taxol induces caspase-10-dependent apoptosis. J.Biol.Chem. 279 51057. PMID: 15452117.
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Keywords: Taxol, supplier, Promotes, assembly, inhibits, inhibitor, disassembly, microtubules, Tau, Tubulin, Mitosis, taxanes
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