Type II DNA topoisomerase inhibitor. Disrupts DNA synthesis and repair and induces damage by DNA cross-linking. Also inhibits PIM1 kinase (IC50 = 51 nM). Immunomodulatory, antineoplastic and chemotherapeutic agent. Also USP11 inhibitor (IC50= 3.15 μM). Induces cell death of pancreatic cancer cell lines expressing wild-type BRCA2.
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Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 517.4. 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||1.93 mL||9.66 mL||19.33 mL|
|5 mM||0.39 mL||1.93 mL||3.87 mL|
|10 mM||0.19 mL||0.97 mL||1.93 mL|
|50 mM||0.04 mL||0.19 mL||0.39 mL|
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Scott and Figgit (2004) Mitoxantrone: a review of its uses in multiple sclerosis. CNS Drugs. 18 379 PMID: 15089110
Crespi et al (1986) Mitoxantrone affects topoisomerase activities in human breast cancer cells. Biochem.Biophys.Res.Comm. 136 521 PMID: 3010982
Wan et al (2013) A new target for an old drug: identifying mitoxantrone as a nanomolar inhibitor of PIM1 kinase via kinome-wide selectivity modeling. J.Med.Chem. 56 2619 PMID: 23442188
Burkhart et al (2013) Mitoxantrone targets human ubiquitin-specific peptidase 11 (USP11) and is a potent inhibitor of pancreatic cancer cell survival. Mol.Cancer Res. 11 901 PMID: 23696131
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