CPT 11

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CPT 11 | CAS No. 100286-90-6 | DNA Topoisomerase Inhibitors
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Description: DNA topoisomerase I inhibitor; antitumor
Alternative Names: Irinotecan, Camptothecin 11

Chemical Name: (4S)-4,11-Diethyl-3,4,12,14-tetrahydro-4-hydroxy-3,14-dioxo-1H-pyrano[3',4':6,7]indolizino[1,2-b]quinolin-9-yl [1,4'-bipiperidine]-1'-carboxylic acid ester hydrochloride

Purity: ≥99%

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Biological Activity

CPT 11 is an inhibitor of DNA topoisomerase I that displays antitumor activity against a range of tumor types. Active metabolite available (SN 38, Cat. No. 2684).

Technical Data

Soluble to 5 mM in water with gentle warming and to 100 mM in DMSO
Store at RT

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Background References

  1. Inhibitory activity of camptothecin derivatives against acetylcholinesterase in dogs and their binding activity to acetylcholine receptors in rats.
    Kawato et al.
    J.Pharm.Pharmacol., 1993;45:444
  2. Therapeutic activity of CPT-11, a DNA topoisomerase I inhibitor against peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumour and neuroblastoma xenografts.
    Vassal et al.
    Br.J.Cancer., 1996;74:537
  3. Activation and antitumour activity of CPT-11 in plasma esterase-deficient mice.
    Morton et al.
    Can.Chemother.Pharmacol., 2005;56:629

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