Cat. No. 3000
No more than 1 g per individual per year to be sold without prior permission from the license holder.
Alternative Names: Gefitinib, ZD 1839
Chemical Name: N-(3-chloro-4-fluoro-phenyl)-7-meth
Biological ActivityOrally active, selective inhibitor of EGFR tyrosine kinase (IC50 = 23 - 79 nM). Shows minimal activity against ErbB2, KDR, c-flt, PKC, MEK and ERK-2. Blocks EGFR autophosphorylation and inhibits tumor growth in mice bearing a range of human xenografts.
Licensing InformationSold for research purposes only under agreement from AstraZeneca
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All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.
Certificate of Analysis / Safety Data Sheet
McKillop et al (2005) Tumor penetration of gefitinib (Iressa), an epidermal growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor. Mol.Cancer Ther. 4 641. PMID: 15827338.
Baselga et al (2000) ZD1839 ('Iressa'), as an anticancer agent. Drugs 60 (Suppl. 1) 33. PMID: 11129170.
Ciardiello et al (2000) Antitumor effect and potentiation of cytotoxic drugs activity in human cancer cells by ZD-1839 (Iressa), an epidermal growth factor receptor-selective tyrosine kinase inhibitor. Clin.Cancer Res. 6 2053. PMID: 10815932.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Iressa include:
Curran et al (2015) Architecture of Chimeric Spheroids Controls Drug Transport. Cancer Microenviron 8 101. PMID: 26239082.
Lindholm et al (2015) Monocyte-Induced Prostate Cancer Cell Invasion is Mediated by Chemokine ligand 2 and Nuclear Factor-κB Activity. J Clin Cell Immunol 6. PMID: 26317041.
Qawasmi et al (2014) Interactions of ABCG2 (BCRP) with epidermal growth factor receptor kinase inhibitors developed for molecular imaging. Front Pharmacol 5 257. PMID: 25484865.
Kitazono et al (2013) Effect of metformin on residual cells after chemotherapy in a human lung adenocarcinoma cell line. Int J Oncol 43 1846. PMID: 24100792.
McMellen et al (2010) Epidermal growth factor receptor signaling modulates chemokine (CXC) ligand 5 expression and is associated with villus angiogenesis after small bowel resection. Surgery 148 364. PMID: 20471049.
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