Combretastatin A4

Cat. No. 1495

Combretastatin A4 C18H20O5 [117048-59-6]

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Alternative Names: CRC 87-09, NSC 817373

Chemical Name: 2-Methoxy-5-[(1Z)-2-(3,4,5-trimethoxyphenyl)ethenyl]phenol

Biological Activity

Antitumor, antiangiogenic and antimetastatic agent, in vitro and in vivo. Inhibits tubulin polymerization.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in ethanol and to 100 mM in DMSO
>99 %
Desiccate at -20°C

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All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.

Certificate of Analysis / Product Datasheet / Safety Data Sheet

Lin et al (2007) Combretastatin A4-induced differential cytotoxicity and reduced metastatic ability by inhibition of AKT function in human gastric cancer cells. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 323 365. PMID: 17646428.

Griggs et al (2001) Potent anti-metastatic activity of combretastatin-A4. Int.J.Oncol. 19 821. PMID: 11562761.

Dorr et al (1996) Antitumor activity of combretastatin-A4 phosphate, a natural product tubulin inhibitor. Invest.New Drugs 14 131. PMID: 8913833.

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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Combretastatin A4 include:

Arora et al (2009) Novel microtubule polymerization inhibitor with potent antiproliferative and antitumor activity. J Biol Chem 69 1910. PMID: 19223556.

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