Homoharringtonine

Cat. No. 1416

Homoharringtonine C29H39NO9 [26833-87-4]

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Chemical Name: Cephalotaxine 4-methyl (2R)-2-hydroxy-2-(4-hydroxy-4-methylpentyl)butanedioate

Biological Activity

Inhibitor of protein synthesis. Blocks elongation phase of translation by binding to the 60-S ribosome subunit. Antileukemic.

Technical Data

M.Wt:
545.63
Formula:
C29H39NO9
Solubility:
Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 50 mM in ethanol
Purity:
>99 %
Storage:
Store at RT
CAS No:
26833-87-4

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Cai et al (2001) Apoptotic response to homoharringtonine in human wt p53 leukemic cells is independent of reactive oxygen species generation and implicates Bax translocation, mitochondrial cytochrome c release and caspase activation. Leukemia 15 567. PMID: 11368358.

Zhou et al (1995) Homoharringtonine: an effective new natural product in cancer chemotherapy. Bull.Cancer 82 987. PMID: 8745664.

Fresno et al (1977) Inhibition of translation in eukaryotic systems by harringtonine. Eur.J.Biochem. 72 323. PMID: 319998.

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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Homoharringtonine include:

Xia et al (2013) Identification of repurposed small molecule drugs for chordoma therapy. Cancer Biol Ther 14 638. PMID: 23792643.

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