Vinblastine sulfate

Cat. No. 1256

Vinblastine sulfate C46H58N4O9.H2SO4 [143-67-9]

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Chemical Name: Vincaleukoblastine

Biological Activity

Anticancer agent; microtubule disrupter. Induces apoptosis in cultured hepatocytes and human lymphoma cells. Shown to inhibit autophagosome maturation.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in water and to 100 mM in DMSO
>95 %
Desiccate at +4°C

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Veldhoen et al (2012) The chemotherapeutic agent paclitaxel inhibits autophagy through two distinct mechanisms that regulate apoptosis. Oncogene 32 736. PMID: 22430212.

Rai and Wolf (1998) Localization of critical histidyl residues required for vinblastine-induced tubulin polymerization and for microtubulin assembly. J.Biol.Chem. 273 31131. PMID: 9813016.

Tsukidate et al (1993) Microtubule antagonists activate programmed cell death (apoptosis) in cultured rat hepatocytes. Am.J.Pathol. 143 918. PMID: 8362985.

Jordan et al (1985) Comparison of the effects of vinblastine, vincristine, vindesine, and vinepidine on microtubule dynamics and cell proliferation in vitro. Cancer Res. 45 2741. PMID: 3986806.

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

Musiwaro et al (2013) Characteristics and requirements of basal autophagy in HEK 293 cells. BMC Cancer 9 1407. PMID: 23800949.

Ahmad et al (2010) Catharanthus roseus Aqueous Extract is Cytotoxic to Jurkat Leukaemic T-cells but Induces the Proliferation of Normal Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells. Trop Life Sci Res 21 101. PMID: 24575203.

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