Mitoxantrone dihydrochloride

Cat. No. 4250

Mitoxantrone dihydrochloride C22H28N4O6.2HCl [70476-82-3]

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Chemical Name: 1,4-Dihydroxy-5,8-bis[[2-[(2-hydroxyethyl)amino]ethyl]amino]-9,10-anthracenedione dihydrochloride

Biological Activity

Type II DNA topoisomerase inhibitor. Disrupts DNA synthesis and repair and induces damage by DNA cross-linking. Also inhibits PIM1 kinase (IC50 = 51 nM). Immunomodulatory, antineoplastic and chemotherapeutic agent.

Technical Data

Soluble to 5 mM in water and to 75 mM in DMSO
>98 %
Desiccate at RT

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Crespi et al (1986) Mitoxantrone affects topoisomerase activities in human breast cancer cells. Biochem.Biophys.Res.Comm. 136 521. PMID: 3010982.

Scott and Figgit (2004) Mitoxantrone: a review of its uses in multiple sclerosis. CNS Drugs. 18 379. PMID: 15089110.

Wan et al (2013) A new target for an old drug: identifying mitoxantrone as a nanomolar inhibitor of PIM1 kinase via kinome-wide selectivity modeling. J.Med.Chem. 56 2619. PMID: 23442188.

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