Epirubicin hydrochloride

Discontinued Product

Epirubicin hydrochloride (Cat. No. 3260) has been withdrawn from sale for commercial reasons.
Description: Inhibits DNA synthesis and function. Inhibits DNA topoisomerase II
Alternative Names: 4'-Epidoxorubicin
Chemical Name: (8S,10S)-10-[(3-Amino-2,3,6-trideoxy-α-L-arabino-hexopyranosyl)oxy]-7,8,9,10-tetrahydro-6,8,11-trihydroxy-8-(2-hydroxyacetyl)-1-methoxy-5,12-naphthacenedione hydrochloride
Purity: ≥96% (HPLC)
Citations (2)
Reviews (2)
Literature (3)

Biological Activity for Epirubicin hydrochloride

Epirubicin hydrochloride is an 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.

Technical Data for Epirubicin hydrochloride

M. Wt 579.98
Formula C27H29NO11.HCl
Storage Desiccate at +4°C
Purity ≥96% (HPLC)
CAS Number 56390-09-1
PubChem ID 32874
Smiles O=C(C2=C1C(OC)=CC=C2)C3=C(C(O)=C([C@](OC5CC(N)C(O)C(C)O5)([H])C[C@@]([C@@](CO)=O)(O)C4)C4=C3O)C1=O.Cl

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References for Epirubicin hydrochloride

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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2 Citations for Epirubicin hydrochloride

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

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

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

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Highly stable.
By Anonymous on 05/09/2020
Assay Type: In Vivo
Species: Mouse
Cell Line/Tissue: brain

10 mg/kg of epirubicin

PMID: 27043281
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Epirubicin effectively kills melanoma cells in vitro.
By Anonymous on 02/14/2019
Assay Type: In Vitro
Species: Human

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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