DNA topoisomerase I inhibitor; induces rapid apoptotic death in human B-lineage acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) cells. Improves survival in three mouse models of poor prognosis ALL; downregulates B-Myb and MycN expression in neuroblastoma cells. Water-soluble analog of Camptothecin (Cat. No. 1100). Orally bioavailable.
|Storage||Store at -20°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 457.91. 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||2.18 mL||10.92 mL||21.84 mL|
|5 mM||0.44 mL||2.18 mL||4.37 mL|
|10 mM||0.22 mL||1.09 mL||2.18 mL|
|50 mM||0.04 mL||0.22 mL||0.44 mL|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Uckun et al (1995) In vitro and in vivo activity of topotecan against human B-lineage acute lymphoblastic leukemia cells. Blood 85 2817 PMID: 7742543
Sottile et al (2012) A chemical screen identifies the chemotherapeutic drug topotecan as a specific inhibitor of the B-MYB/MYCN axis in neuroblastoma. Oncotarget. 3 535 PMID: 22619121
Schellens et al (1996) Bioavailability and pharmacokinetics of oral topotecan: a new topoisomerase I inhibitor. Br.J.Cancer 73 1268 PMID: 8630291
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Pearson et al (2016) Identification of chemicals that mimic transcriptional changes associated with autism, brain aging and neurodegeneration. Int J Mol Med 7 11173 PMID: 27029645
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