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Etoposide

A cell-permeable derivative of podophyllotoxin that acts as a topoisomerase II inhibitor (IC₅₀ = 59.2 µM) has major activity against a number of tumors, including germ cell neoplasms, small cell lung cancer, and malignant lymphoma.

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Synonym(s):
Etoposide, VP-16
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C29H32O13
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
588.56
MDL number:

Quality Level

assay

≥95% (HPLC)

form

solid

manufacturer/tradename

Calbiochem®

storage condition

OK to freeze
protect from light

color

white

solubility

DMSO: 25 mg/mL

shipped in

ambient

storage temp.

10-30°C

InChI

1S/C29H32O13/c1-11-36-9-20-27(40-11)24(31)25(32)29(41-20)42-26-14-7-17-16(38-10-39-17)6-13(14)21(22-15(26)8-37-28(22)33)12-4-18(34-2)23(30)19(5-12)35-3/h4-7,11,15,20-22,24-27,29-32H,8-10H2,1-3H3/t11-,15+,20-,21-,22+,24-,25-,26-,27-,29+/m1/s1

InChI key

VJJPUSNTGOMMGY-MRVIYFEKSA-N

General description

A cell-permeable derivative of podophyllotoxin that acts as a topoisomerase II inhibitor (IC50 = 59.2 µM) has major activity against a number of tumors, including germ cell neoplasms, small cell lung cancer, and malignant lymphoma. Induces apoptosis in mouse thymocytes and in HL-60 human leukemia cells.
A cell-permeable, topoisomerase II inhibitor (IC50 = 59.2 µM). A derivative of podophyllotoxin (Cat. No. 540040) that has major activity against a number of tumors, including germ cell neoplasms, small cell lung cancer, and malignant lymphoma. Induces apoptosis in mouse thymocytes and in HL-60 human leukemia cells.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Cell permeable: yes
Primary Target
topoisomerase 2
Product does not compete with ATP.
Reversible: no
Target IC50: 59.2 µM inhibiting topoisomerase II

Warning

Toxicity: Harmful & Carcinogenic / Teratogenic (E)

Reconstitution

Following reconstitution, aliquot and freeze (-20°C). Stock solutions are stable for up to 3 months at -20°C.

Other Notes

De Lange, A.M., et al. 1995. J. Virol. 69, 2082.
Kaufman, S.H., et al. 1993. Cancer Res.53, 3976.
Onishi, Y., et al. 1993. Biochim. Biophys. Acta1175, 147.
Terada, T., et al. 1993. J. Med. Chem. 36, 1689.
Wazniak, A.J., et al. 1991. J. Clin. Oncol.9, 70.
Einhorn, L.H., et al. 1988. J. Clin. Oncol.6, 451.
Issel, B.F. 1982. Cancer Chemother. Pharmacol.7, 73.

Legal Information

CALBIOCHEM is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

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Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Carc. 1B - Repr. 2

Storage Class

6.1C - Combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic compounds or compounds which causing chronic effects

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WGK 3


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