Sunitinib malate

Cat. No. 3768

Sunitinib malate C22H27FN4O2.C4H6O5 [341031-54-7]

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Alternative Name: SU 11248

Chemical Name: N-[2-(Diethylamino)ethyl]-5-[(Z)-(5-fluoro-1,2-dihydro-2-oxo-3H-indol-3-ylidine)methyl]-2,4-dimethyl-1H-pyrrole-3-carboxamide (2S)-2-hydroxybutanedioate salt

Biological Activity

Potent, ATP-competitive VEGFR, PDGFRβ and KIT inhibitor (Ki values are 2, 9, 17, 8 and 4 nM for VEGFR -1, -2, -3, PDGFRβ and KIT respectively). Also inhibits cellular receptor phosphorylation of FLT3, RET and CSF-1R. Exhibits antiangiogenic and antitumor activity in multiple xenograft models.

Licensing Information

Sold for research purposes under agreement from Pfizer Inc.

Technical Data

Soluble to 25 mM in DMSO
>99 %
Store at +4°C

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Mendel et al (2003) In vivo antitumor activity of SU11248, a novel tyrosine kinase inhibitor targeting vascular endothelial growth factor and platelet-derived growth factor receptors: determination of a pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic relationship. Clin.Cancer Res. 9 327. PMID: 12538485.

O'Farrell et al (2003) SU11248 is a novel FLT3 tyrosine kinase inhibitor with potent activity in vitro and in vivo. Blood 101 3597. PMID: 12531805.

Faivre et al (2007) Molecular basis for sunitinib efficacy and future clinical development Nat.Rev.Drug Discov. 6 734. PMID: 17690708.

Roskoski (2007) Sunitinib: a VEGF and PDGF receptor protein kinase and angiogenesis inhibitor. Biochem.Biophys.Res.Comm. 356 323.

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