Temozolomide

Cat. No. 2706

Temozolomide C6H6N6O2 [85622-93-1]

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Alternative Names: NSC 362856, CCRG 81045

Chemical Name: 3,4-Dihydro-3-methyl-4-oxoimidazo[5,1-d]-1,2,3,5-tetrazine-8-carboxamide

Biological Activity

DNA methylating, chemotherapeutic agent. Displays antitumor activity against a board spectrum of tumors, including leukemias, lymphomas and solid tumors (IC50 = 5.0 μM for cytotoxicity against mouse TLX5 lymphoma cells). Induces autophagy in malignant glioma cells. Exhibits enhanced activity when used in combination with CHC (Cat No. 5029).

Technical Data

M.Wt:
194.15
Formula:
C6H6N6O2
Solubility:
Soluble to 50 mM in DMSO
Purity:
>99 %
Storage:
Store at RT
CAS No:
85622-93-1

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All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.

Certificate of Analysis / Product Datasheet / Safety Data Sheet

Kanzawa et al (2004) Role of autophagy in temozolomide-induced cytotoxicity for malignant glioma cells. Cell Death Differ. 11 448. PMID: 14713959.

Bodell et al (2003) Formation of DNA adducts and induction of lacI mutations in big blue rat-2 cells treated with temozolomide: implications for the treatment of low-grade adult and pediatric tumors. Cancer Epidemiol.Biomarkers Prevent. 12 545.

Clark et al (1995) Antitumor imidazotetraazines. 32. Synthesis of novel imidazotetrazinones and related bicyclic heterocycles to probe the mode of action of the antitumor drug temozolomide. J.Med.Chem. 38 1493. PMID: 7739008.

Plowman et al (1994) Preclinical antitumor activity of temozolomide in mice: efficacy against human brain tumor xenografts and synergism with 1,3-bis(2-chloroethyl)-1-nitrosourea. Cancer Res. 54 3793. PMID: 8033099.

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

Pastori et al (2014) BET bromodomain proteins are required for glioblastoma cell proliferation. Epigenetics 9 611. PMID: 24496381.

Hu et al (2012) Fibulin-3 promotes glioma growth and resistance through a novel paracrine regulation of Notch signaling. Cancer Res 72 3873. PMID: 22665268.

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