Cat. No. 1226

Etoposide C29H32O13 [33419-42-0]

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Chemical Name: [5R-[5α,5aβ,8aα,9β(R*)]]-9-[(4,6-Ο-Ethylidene-β-D-glucopyranosyl)oxy]-5,8,8a,9-tetrahydro-5-(4-hydroxy-3,5-dimethoxyphenyl)furo[3',4':6,7]naphtho[2,3-d]-1,3-dioxol-6-(5aH)-one

Biological Activity

Topoisomerase II inhibitor (IC50 = 59.2 μM).

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO
>99 %
Store at RT

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Hande et al (1998) Etoposide: four decades of development of a topoisomerase II inhibitor. Eur.J.Cancer 34 1514. PMID: 9893622.

Burden et al (1996) Toposiomerase II.etoposide interactions direct the formation of drug-induced enzyme-DNA cleavage complexes. J.Biol.Chem. 271 29238. PMID: 8910583.

Terada et al (1993) Antitumor agents.3.Synthesis and biological activity of 4β-alkyl derivatives containing hydroxy, amino, and amido groups of 4'-O-demethyl-4-desoxypodophyllotoxin as antitumor agents. J.Med.Chem. 36 1689. PMID: 8389875.

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

Maswadeh et al (2015) Etoposide incorporated into camel milk phospholipids liposomes shows increased activity against fibrosarcoma in a mouse model. Eur J Cancer 2015 743051. PMID: 25821817.

Li et al (2013) Transmembrane Protein 214 (TMEM214) mediates endoplasmic reticulum stress-induced caspase 4 enzyme activation and apoptosis. J Biol Chem 288 17908. PMID: 23661706.

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