Cat. No. 4659

Floxuridine C9H11FN2O5 [50-91-9]

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Alternative Name: FdUrd

Chemical Name: 5-Fluoro-2'-deoxyuridine

Biological Activity

Antineoplastic antimetabolite. Exhibits antiproliferative activity; inhibits thymidylate synthetase and disrupts DNA replication in human cells. Induces double-strand DNA breaks; activates ATR and ATM signaling pathways. Induces phosphorylation of Chk1 and Chk2 in OVCAR-8 and SKOV3ip ovarian cancer cell lines.

Technical Data

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

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Huehls et al (2012) Poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase inhibition synergizes with 5-fluorodeoxyuridine but not 5-fluorouracil in ovarian cancer cells. Cancer Res. 71 4944. PMID: 21613406.

Wyatt and Wilson (2009) Participation of DNA repair in the response to 5-fluorouracil. Cell.Mol.Life Sci. 66 788. PMID: 18979208.

Bapat et al (1983) Human leukemic cells resistant to 5-fluoro-2'-deoxyuridine contain a thymidylate synthetase with lower affinity for nucleotides. J.Biol.Chem. 258 4130. PMID: 6220000.

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