Cat. No. 4056

Docetaxel C43H53NO14 [114977-28-5]

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Chemical Name: [2aR-[2aα,4β,4aβ,6β,9α(αR*,βS*),11α,12α,12aα,12bα]]-β-[[(1,1-Dimethylethoxy)carbonyl]amino]-α-hydroxy-12b-(acetyloxy)-12-(benzoyloxy)-2a,3,4,4a,5,6,9,10,11,12,12a,12b-dodecahydro-4,6,11-trihydroxy-4a,8,13,13-tetramethyl-5-oxo-7,11-methano-1H-cyclodeca[3,4]benz[1,2-b]oxet-9-yl ester benzenepropanoic acid

Biological Activity

Binds and stabilizes microtubules; leads to cell cycle arrest and apoptosis. Displays significant antitumor activity in ovarian and gastric tumors. Prevents microtubule depolymerization and disassembly in the absence of GTP. Exhibits cytotoxic activity.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 100 mM in ethanol
>99 %
Store at +4°C

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Lyseng-Williamson and Fenton (2005) Docetaxel: a review of its use in metastatic breast cancer. Drugs 65 2513. PMID: 16296875.

Ramaswamy and Puhalla (2006) Docetaxel: a tubulin-stabilizing agent approved for the management of several solid tumors. Drugs Today (Barc) 42 265. PMID: 16703123.

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