Cat. No. 1097
Alternative Name: Paclitaxel
Chemical Name: [2aR-[2aα,4β,4aβ,6α,9α(αR*,βS*),11α,12α,12aα,
Biological ActivityAntitumor agent; promotes and stabilizes tubulin polymerization, causing cell cycle arrest. Induces autocatalytic activation of caspase-10 in CCRF-HSB-2 cells, triggering apoptosis.
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Certificate of Analysis / Safety Data Sheet
Park et al (2004) Taxol induces caspase-10-dependent apoptosis. J.Biol.Chem. 279 51057. PMID: 15452117.
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Rowinsky et al (1990) Taxol: a novel investigational antimicrotubule agent. J.Natl.Cancer Inst. 82 1247. PMID: 1973737.
McGuire et al (1989) Taxol: a unique antineoplastic agent with significant activity in advanced ovarian epithelial neoplasms. Ann.Intern.Med. 111 273. PMID: 2569287.
Merck Index 12 7117.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Taxol include:
Haghshenas et al (2015) Bioactivity characterization of Lactobacillus strains isolated from dairy products. Microbiologyopen 4 803. PMID: 26219634.
Masocha (2015) Astrocyte activation in the anterior cingulate cortex and altered glutamatergic gene expression during paclitaxel-induced neuropathic pain in mice. PeerJ 3 e1350. PMID: 26528412.
Lin et al (2012) Paclitaxel and CYC3, an aurora kinase A inhibitor, synergise in pancreatic cancer cells but not bone marrow precursor cells. Br J Cancer 107 1692. PMID: 23037716.
Natrajan et al (2012) Functional characterization of the 19q12 amplicon in grade III breast cancers. Breast Cancer Res 14 R53. PMID: 22433433.
Lim et al (2009) Alpha-tocopheryl succinate potentiates the paclitaxel-induced apoptosis through enforced caspase 8 activation in human H460 lung cancer cells. Exp Mol Med 41 737. PMID: 19561399.
Pennati et al (2005) Potentiation of paclitaxel-induced apoptosis by the novel cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitor NU6140: a possible role for survivin down-regulation. Mol Cancer Ther 4 1328. PMID: 16170024.
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