Antimalarial drug. Inhibits cell growth and induces cell death in numerous cancer cell lines; inhibits cell proliferation and viability and induces apoptosis in 4T1 mouse breast cancer cells in vitro
. Exhibits antimetastatic activity. Also inhibits autophagy via a mechanism distinct from that of 3-methyladenine
(Cat. No. 3977).
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Antitumor and antimetastatic activities of chloroquine diphosphate in a murine model of breast cancer.
Jiang et al.
Chloroquine potentiates the anti-cancer effect of 5-fluorouracil on colon cancer cells.
Sasaki et al.
BMC Cancer, 2010;10:370