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Catalog Number:1097
Alternate Names:Paclitaxel
Chemical Name:[2aR-[2aα,4β,4aβ,6α,9α(αR*,βS*),11α,12α,12aα,12bα]]-β-(Benzoylamino)-α-hydroxy-6,12b-bis(acetyloxy)-12-(benzoyloxy)-2a,3,4,4a,5,6,9,10,11,12,12,12b-dodecahydro-4,11-dihydroxy-4a,8,13,13-tetr
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Biological Activity
Antitumor agent; promotes and stabilizes tubulin polymerization, causing cell cycle arrest. Induces autocatalytic activation of caspase-10 in CCRF-HSB-2 cells, triggering apoptosis.
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    Soluble to 25 mM in ethanol and to 100 mM in DMSO with gentle warming
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    Store at +4°C
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  1. The BTK Inhibitor, Ibrutinib (PCI-32765) Overcomes Paclitaxel Resistance in ABCB1 and ABCC10 Overexpressing Cells and Tumors.
    Authors: Zhang
    Mol Cancer Ther  2017;16(6):1021
  2. Crizotinib, a MET inhibitor, inhibits growth, migration, and invasion of breast cancer cells in vitro and synergizes with chemotherapeutic agents.
    Authors: Ayoub
    Onco Targets Ther  2017;10:4869
  3. Coadministration of indomethacin and minocycline attenuates established paclitaxel-induced neuropathic thermal hyperalgesia: Involvement of cannabinoid CB1 receptors.
    Authors: Parvathy and Masocha
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A  2015;5:10541
  4. Bioactivity characterization of Lactobacillus strains isolated from dairy products.
    Authors: Haghshenas Et al.
    Microbiologyopen  2015;4:803
  5. Astrocyte activation in the anterior cingulate cortex and altered glutamatergic gene expression during paclitaxel-induced neuropathic pain in mice.
    Authors: Masocha
    PeerJ  2015;3:e1350
  6. ATP-binding cassette subfamily B member 1 (ABCB1) and subfamily C member 10 (ABCC10) are not primary resistance factors for cabazitaxel.
    Authors: Kathawala Et al.
    J Cell Sci  2015;34:115
  7. Biopolymer implants enhance the efficacy of adoptive T-cell therapy.
    Authors: Stephan Et al.
    PLoS One  2015;33:97
  8. Transgenic plants as low-cost platform for chemotherapeutic drugs screening.
    Authors: Vergara Et al.
    Chin J Cancer  2015;16:2174
  9. Quantitative analysis of microtubule orientation in interdigitated leaf pavement cells.
    Authors: Akita Et al.
    Int J Mol Sci  2015;10:e1024396
  10. High-affinity accumulation of a maytansinoid in cells via weak tubulin interaction.
    Authors: Goldmacher Et al.
    Plant Signal Behav  2015;10:e0117523
  11. Depletion of the central metabolite NAD leads to oncosis-mediated cell death.
    Authors: Nagro Et al.
    Nat Biotechnol  2014;289:35182
  12. p31(comet) inactivates the chemically induced Mad2-dependent spindle assembly checkpoint and leads to resistance to anti-mitotic drugs.
    Authors: Habu and Matsumoto
    Sci Rep  2013;2:562
  13. Spatiotemporal organization of Aurora-B by APC/CCdh1 after mitosis coordinates cell spreading through FHOD1.
    Authors: Floyd Et al.
    EMBO J  2013;126:2845
  14. N-cadherin specifies first asymmetry in developing neurons.
    Authors: Gärtner Et al.
    Springerplus  2012;31:1893
  15. Functional characterization of the 19q12 amplicon in grade III breast cancers.
    Authors: Natrajan Et al.
    Breast Cancer Res  2012;14:R53
  16. Paclitaxel and CYC3, an aurora kinase A inhibitor, synergise in pancreatic cancer cells but not bone marrow precursor cells.
    Authors: Lin Et al.
    Br J Cancer  2012;107:1692
  17. Alpha-tocopheryl succinate potentiates the paclitaxel-induced apoptosis through enforced caspase 8 activation in human H460 lung cancer cells.
    Authors: Lim Et al.
    Exp Mol Med  2009;41:737
  18. Potentiation of paclitaxel-induced apoptosis by the novel cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitor NU6140: a possible role for survivin down-regulation.
    Authors: Pennati Et al.
    Mol Cancer Ther  2005;4:1328
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