Chemical Name: [5R-[5α,5aβ,8aα,9β(R*)]]-9-[(4,6-Ο-Ethylidene-β-D-glucopyranosyl)oxy]-5,8,8a,9-tetrahydro-5-(4-hydroxy-3,5-dimethoxyphenyl)furo[3',4':6,7]naphtho[2,3-d]-1,3-dioxol-6-(5aH)-one
Biological ActivityEtoposide is a DNA topoisomerase II inhibitor (IC50 = 59.2 μM). Anticancer. Also enhances adeno-associated virus (AAV) transduction of HeLa cells.
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Toposiomerase II.etoposide interactions direct the formation of drug-induced enzyme-DNA cleavage complexes.
Burden et al.
Etoposide: four decades of development of a topoisomerase II inhibitor.
Hande et al.
Antitumor agents.3.Synthesis and biological activity of 4β-alkyl derivatives containing hydroxy, amino, and amido groups of 4'-O-demethyl-4-desoxypodophyllotoxin as antitumor agents.
Terada et al.
Identification and validation of small molecules that enhance recombinant adeno-associated virus transduction following high-throughput screens.
Nicolson et al.
Citations for Etoposide
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Novel peptide dermaseptin-PS1 exhibits anticancer activity via induction of intrinsic apoptosis signalling.
Authors: Long Et al.
J Cell Mol Med 2019;23:1300
Etoposide incorporated into camel milk phospholipids liposomes shows increased activity against fibrosarcoma in a mouse model.
Authors: Maswadeh Et al.
Eur J Cancer 2015;2015:743051
Recombinant adeno-associated virus utilizes host cell nuclear import machinery to enter the nucleus.
J Virol 2014;88:4132
Transmembrane Protein 214 (TMEM214) mediates endoplasmic reticulum stress-induced caspase 4 enzyme activation and apoptosis.
Authors: Li Et al.
J Biol Chem 2013;288:17908
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Used for killing assay for in vitro cell culture. Cells were cultured for 24 hours before the addition of the compound into the media at low micromolar concentrations (indicated by the arrow).