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Antibiotic antitumor agent. Inhibits the synthesis and function of DNA (IC50 = 62.7 μM in rat glioblastoma cell lines) and inhibits the relaxing property of topoisomerase II.
|Storage||Desiccate at +4°C|
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|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 579.98. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree 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||1.72 mL||8.62 mL||17.24 mL|
|5 mM||0.34 mL||1.72 mL||3.45 mL|
|10 mM||0.17 mL||0.86 mL||1.72 mL|
|50 mM||0.03 mL||0.17 mL||0.34 mL|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Cersosimo et al (1986) Epirubicin: a review of pharmacology, clinical activity, and adverse effects of an adriamycin analogue. J.Clin.Oncol. 4 425 PMID: 3005521
Spadari et al (1986) DNA polymerases and DNA topoisomerases as targets for the development of anticancer drugs. Anticancer Res. 6 935 PMID: 3026237
Schott and Robert (1989) Comparative activity of anthracycline 13-dihydrometabolites against rat glioblastoma cells in culture. Biochem.Pharmacol. 38 4069 PMID: 2597184
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Kim and Bynoe (2016) A2A adenosine receptor modulates drug efflux transporter P-glycoprotein at the blood-brain barrier. J Clin Invest 126 1717 PMID: 27043281
Robinson et al (2013) RB1 status in triple negative breast cancer cells dictates response to radiation treatment and selective therapeutic drugs. PLoS One 8 e78641 PMID: 24265703
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10 mg/kg of epirubicin
Epirubicin was used at a 20 uM concentration for in vitro culture with SK-MEL-28 and cell viability was monitored over time with live imaging. Arrow indicates when compound was added to media.
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