Chemical Name: 4-[(2S)-2-(3,5-Dioxopiperazin-1-yl)propyl]piperazine-2,6-dione hydrochloride
Biological ActivityDexrazoxane hydrochloride is a topoisomerase II inhibitor and intracellular ion chelator. Bridges and stabilizes an interface between two ATPase promoters to inhibit topoisomerase II activity. Cardioprotective when co-administered with doxorubicin; decreases formation of reactive oxygen species (ROS) and activates the PI3K/Akt survival pathway.
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Dexrazoxane prevents doxorubicin-induced long-term cardiotoxicity and protects myocardial mitochondria from genetic and functional lesions in rats.
Lebrecht et al.
Structure of the topoisomerase II ATPase region and its mechanism of inhibition by the chemotherapeutic agent ICRF-187.
Classen et al.
Sublethal doses of an anti-erbB2 antibody leads to death by apoptosis in cardiomyocytes sensitized by low prosenescent doses of epirubicin: the protective role of dexraz.
Spallarossa et al.
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Geminin overexpression prevents the completion of topoisomerase IIα chromosome decatenation, leading to aneuploidy in human mammary epithelial cells.
Authors: Gardner Et al.
Breast Cancer Res 2011;13:R53
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