Daunorubicin hydrochloride

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Cat.No. 1467 - Daunorubicin hydrochloride | C27H29NO10.HCl | CAS No. 23541-50-6
Description: RNA synthesis inhibitor
Alternative Names: Daunomycin
Chemical Name: (8S,10S)-8-Acetyl-10-[(3-amino-2,3,6-trideoxy-α-L-lyxo-hexopyransoyl)oxy]-7,8,9,10-tetrahydro-6,8,11-trihydroxy-1-methoxy-5,12-naphthacenedione hydrochloride
Purity: ≥98% (HPLC)
Citations (1)

Biological Activity

Anticancer agent that is clinically used to treat nonlymphocytic leukemia. Inhibits RNA and DNA synthesis and causes DNA fragmentation in vivo. Reduces tau mRNA levels in vitro.

Technical Data

M. Wt 563.99
Formula C27H29NO10.HCl
Storage Desiccate at +4°C
Purity ≥98% (HPLC)
CAS Number 23541-50-6
PubChem ID 3085106
Smiles NC1CC(O[C@H]2C[C@@]([C@@](C)=O)(O)CC3=C2C(O)=C5C(C(C4=CC=CC(OC)=C4C5=O)=O)=C3O)OC(C)C1O.Cl

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Solubility Data

SolubilitySoluble to 50 mM in water

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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 563.99. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to solvent of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.

Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 1.77 mL 8.87 mL 17.73 mL
5 mM 0.35 mL 1.77 mL 3.55 mL
10 mM 0.18 mL 0.89 mL 1.77 mL
50 mM 0.04 mL 0.18 mL 0.35 mL

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Aubel-Sadron and Londos-Gagliardi (1984) Daunorubicin and doxorubicin, anthracycline antibiotics, a physicochemical and biological review. Biochimie 66 333 PMID: 6380596

Gewirtz (1999) A critical evaluation of the mechanisms of action proposed for the antitumor effects of the anthracycline antibiotics adriamycin and daunorubicin. Biochem.Pharmacol. 57 727 PMID: 10075079

Laurent and Jaffrezou (2001) Signaling pathways activated by daunorubicin. Blood 98 913 PMID: 11493433

Dickey et al (2006) Pharmacologic reductions of total tau levels; implications for the role of microtubule dynamics in regulating tau expression. Mol.Neurodegen. 1 6 PMID: 16930453

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1 Citation for Daunorubicin hydrochloride

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

Jones et al (2013) An alternative direct compound dispensing method using the HP D300 digital dispenser. PLoS One 18 367 PMID: 23708834

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