Flutax 2

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Cat.No. 6254 - Flutax 2 | C71H64F2N2O21 | CAS No. 301844-13-3
Description: Green fluorescent taxol derivative; binds microtubules
Chemical Name: (2aR,4S,4aS,6R,9S,11S,12S,12aR,12bS)-6,12b-Bis(acetyloxy)-9-[(2R,3S)-3-(benzoylamino)-2-hydroxy-1-oxo-3-phenylpropoxy]-12-(benzoyloxy)-2a,3,4,4a,5,6,9,10,11,12,12a,12b-dodecahydro-11-hydroxy-4a,8,13,13-tetramethyl-5-oxo-7,11-methano-1H-cyclodeca[3,4]benz[1,2-b]oxet-4-yl ester N-[(2',7'-difluoro-3',6'-dihydroxy-3-oxospiro[isobenzofuran-1(3H),9'-[9H]xanthen]-5-yl)carbonyl]-L-alanine
Purity: ≥90% (HPLC)
Literature (1)

Biological Activity

Green fluorescent taxol derivative. Used for microtubule imaging. Binds microtubules with high affinity (Ka ~ 107M-1). Excitation/emission maximum λ ~ 496/526 nm.

Technical Data

M. Wt 1319.28
Formula C71H64F2N2O21
Storage Store at -20°C
Purity ≥90% (HPLC)
CAS Number 301844-13-3
PubChem ID 44571006
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Solubility Data

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 1.32 1

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
0.01 mM 75.8 mL 378.99 mL 757.99 mL
0.05 mM 15.16 mL 75.8 mL 151.6 mL
0.1 mM 7.58 mL 37.9 mL 75.8 mL
0.5 mM 1.52 mL 7.58 mL 15.16 mL

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References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.

Lillo et al (2002) Location and properties of the Tax. binding center in microtubules: a picosecond laser study with fluorescent taxoids. Biochemistry. 41 12436 PMID: 12369834

Diaz et al (2000) Molecular recognition of Tax. by microtubules. Kinetics and thermodynamics of binding of fluorescent Tax. derivatives to an exposed site. J.Biol.Chem. 275 26265 PMID: 10818101

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