DNA methylating, chemotherapeutic agent. Displays antitumor activity against a board spectrum of tumors, including leukemias, lymphomas and solid tumors (IC50 = 5.0 μM for cytotoxicity against mouse TLX5 lymphoma cells). Induces autophagy in malignant glioma cells. Exhibits enhanced activity when used in combination with CHC (Cat No. 5029).
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|Storage||Store at RT|
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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 194.15. 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||5.15 mL||25.75 mL||51.51 mL|
|5 mM||1.03 mL||5.15 mL||10.3 mL|
|10 mM||0.52 mL||2.58 mL||5.15 mL|
|50 mM||0.1 mL||0.52 mL||1.03 mL|
References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Plowman et al (1994) Preclinical antitumor activity of temozolomide in mice: efficacy against human brain tumor xenografts and synergism with 1,3-bis(2-chloroethyl)-1-nitrosourea. Cancer Res. 54 3793 PMID: 8033099
Clark et al (1995) Antitumor imidazotetraazines. 32. Synthesis of novel imidazotetrazinones and related bicyclic heterocycles to probe the mode of action of the antitumor drug temozolomide. J.Med.Chem. 38 1493 PMID: 7739008
Bodell et al (2003) Formation of DNA adducts and induction of lacI mutations in big blue rat-2 cells treated with temozolomide: implications for the treatment of low-grade adult and pediatric tumors. Cancer Epidemiol.Biomarkers Prevent. 12 545 PMID:
Kanzawa et al (2004) Role of autophagy in temozolomide-induced cytotoxicity for malignant glioma cells. Cell Death Differ. 11 448 PMID: 14713959
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4 Citations for Temozolomide
Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Temozolomide include:
Pastori et al (2014) BET bromodomain proteins are required for glioblastoma cell proliferation. Epigenetics 9 611 PMID: 24496381
Canello et al (2014) Antineoplastic effect of decoy oligonucleotide derived from MGMT enhancer. PLoS One 9 e113854 PMID: 25460932
Johannessen et al (2013) The DNA repair protein ALKBH2 mediates temozolomide resistance in human glioblastoma cells. Neuro Oncol 15 269 PMID: 23258843
Hu et al (2012) Fibulin-3 promotes glioma growth and resistance through a novel paracrine regulation of Notch signaling. Cancer Res 72 3873 PMID: 22665268
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