Epirubicin hydrochloride

Cat. No. 3260

Epirubicin hydrochloride C27H29NO11.HCl [56390-09-1]

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Alternative Name: 4'-Epidoxorubicin

Chemical Name: (8S,10S)-10-[(3-Amino-2,3,6-trideoxy-α-L-arabino-hexopyranosyl)oxy]-7,8,9,10-tetrahydro-6,8,11-trihydroxy-8-(2-hydroxyacetyl)-1-methoxy-5,12-naphthacenedione hydrochloride

Biological Activity

Antibiotic antitumor agent. Inhibits the synthesis and function of DNA (IC50 = 62.7 μM in rat glioblastoma cell lines) and inhibits the relaxing property of topoisomerase II.

Technical Data

M.Wt:
579.98
Formula:
C27H29NO11.HCl
Solubility:
Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 10 mM in ethanol
Purity:
>97 %
Storage:
Desiccate at +4°C
CAS No:
56390-09-1

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All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.

Certificate of Analysis / Product Datasheet / Safety Data Sheet

Schott and Robert (1989) Comparative activity of anthracycline 13-dihydrometabolites against rat glioblastoma cells in culture. Biochem.Pharmacol. 38 4069. PMID: 2597184.

Cersosimo et al (1986) Epirubicin: a review of pharmacology, clinical activity, and adverse effects of an adriamycin analogue. J.Clin.Oncol. 4 425. PMID: 3005521.

Spadari et al (1986) DNA polymerases and DNA topoisomerases as targets for the development of anticancer drugs. Anticancer Res. 6 935. PMID: 3026237.

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

Robinson et al (2013) RB1 status in triple negative breast cancer cells dictates response to radiation treatment and selective therapeutic drugs. PLoS One 8 e78641. PMID: 24265703.

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