Dexrazoxane hydrochloride

Cat. No. 3857

Dexrazoxane hydrochloride C11H16N4O4.HCl [1263283-43-7]

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Alternative Name: ICRF-187

Chemical Name: 4-[(2S)-2-(3,5-Dioxopiperazin-1-yl)propyl]piperazine-2,6-dione hydrochloride

Biological Activity

Topoisomerase II inhibitor and intracellular ion chelator. Bridges and stabilizes an interface between two ATPase promoters to inhibit topoisomerase II activity. Cardioprotective when co-administered with doxorubicin; decreases formation of reactive oxygen species (ROS) and activates the PI3K/Akt survival pathway.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in water and to 100 mM in DMSO
>98 %
Desiccate at RT

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Spallarossa et al (2010) Sublethal doses of an anti-erbB2 antibody leads to death by apoptosis in cardiomyocytes sensitized by low prosenescent doses of epirubicin: the protective role of dexrazoxane. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 332 87. PMID: 19841470.

Lebrecht et al (2007) Dexrazoxane prevents doxorubicin-induced long-term cardiotoxicity and protects myocardial mitochondria from genetic and functional lesions in rats. Br.J.Pharmacol 151 771. PMID: 17519947.

Classen et al (2003) Structure of the topoisomerase II ATPase region and its mechanism of inhibition by the chemotherapeutic agent ICRF-187. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci. 100 10629.

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

Gardner et al (2011) Geminin overexpression prevents the completion of topoisomerase IIα chromosome decatenation, leading to aneuploidy in human mammary epithelial cells. Breast Cancer Res 13 R53. PMID: 21595939.

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