Overview

  • Product name

    Epothilone B, Microtubule stabilizing agent
  • Description

    Microtubule stabilizing agent
  • Biological description

    Microtubule-stabilizing agent. Analog of Epothilone A and D (ab143615 and ab143616). Displays highest efficacy in class III β-tubulin overexpressing malignancies. Inhibits Paclitaxel (ab120143)-resistant cell lines. Shows antitumor effects in vivo. Orally active.
  • Purity

    > 98%
  • CAS Number

    152044-54-7
  • Chemical structure

    Chemical Structure

Properties

  • Chemical name

    (1S,3S,7S,10R,11S,12S,16R)-7,11-Dihydroxy-8,8,10,12,16-pentamethyl-3-[(E)-1-(2-methyl-1,3-thiazol-4-yl)prop-1-en-2-yl]-4,17-dioxabicyclo[14.1.0]heptadecane-5,9-dione
  • Molecular weight

    507.68
  • Molecular formula

    C27H41NO6S
  • PubChem identifier

    448013
  • Storage instructions

    Store at -20°C. It is important to note that this product is reported to be light sensitive. Store In the Dark. Store under desiccating conditions.
  • Solubility overview

    Soluble in DMSO to 10 mM
  • Handling

    Wherever possible, you should prepare and use solutions on the same day. However, if you need to make up stock solutions in advance, we recommend that you store the solution as aliquots in tightly sealed vials at -20°C. Generally, these will be useable for up to one month. Before use, and prior to opening the vial we recommend that you allow your product to equilibrate to room temperature for at least 1 hour.

    Need more advice on solubility, usage and handling? Please visit our frequently asked questions (FAQ) page for more details.

  • SMILES

    Cc3nc(/C=C(\C)[C@@H]1C[C@@H]2O[C@]2(C)CCC[C@H](C)[C@H](O)[C@@H](C)C(=O)C(C)(C)[C@@H](O)CC(=O)O1)cs3
  • Source

    Synthetic

  • Research areas

References

This product has been referenced in:

  • Rogalska A  et al. Analysis of epothilone B-induced cell death in normal ovarian cells. Cell Biol Int 37:1330-9 (2013). Read more (PubMed: 23955989) »
  • von Roemeling CA  et al. Preclinical evaluation of the mTOR inhibitor, temsirolimus, in combination with the epothilone B analog, ixabepilone in renal cell carcinoma. Am J Cancer Res 3:390-401 (2013). Read more (PubMed: 23977448) »
  • Ferrandina G  et al. Novel drugs targeting microtubules: the role of epothilones. Curr Pharm Des 18:2793-803 (2012). Read more (PubMed: 22390763) »

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