Catalog No.S1188 Synonyms: ZD-1033
Molecular Weight(MW): 293.37
Anastrozole is a third-generation nonsteroidal selective aromatase inhibitor. It may offer greater selectivity compared with other aromatase inhibitors, being without any intrinsic endocrine effects and with no apparent effect on the synthesis of adrenal steroids.
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Expression of ER, PR, Bcl-2 and HER receptors in MCF-7 and AI-resistant cell lines. Western blot analysis of protein expression in AI-resistant cell lines grown under standard conditions with their respective AI and MCF-7 cells grown with 1% FCS or grown with 10% NCS + 10−7 M testosterone for 21 weeks. β-actin was used as loading control.
Int J Oncol, 2015, 46(4):1481-90. . Anastrozole purchased from Selleck.
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|Description||Anastrozole is a third-generation nonsteroidal selective aromatase inhibitor. It may offer greater selectivity compared with other aromatase inhibitors, being without any intrinsic endocrine effects and with no apparent effect on the synthesis of adrenal steroids.|
Anastrozole has high intrinsic potency in vitro and inhibits human placental aromatase with an IC50 of 15 nM. Anastrozole it is 200 times as potent as AG, twice as potent as 4-OHA and one third as potent as fadrozole. . Anastrozole inhibits aromatase by binding competitively to the hem group of the CYP unit of the enzyme thereby reducing estrogen biosynthesis in the periphery and the breast. Anastrozole has little or no effect on other steroid hormones. 
|In vivo||Anastrozole (0.1 mg/kg) given orally to mature rats on Day 2 or 3 of the estrous cycle, blocked ovulation in mature females; in pubertal rats, the same dose given for 3 days completely blocks androstenedione-stimulated uterine development. These effects may be attributes to inhibition of the normal preovulatory rise in ovarian follicular estrogen synthesis in mature females and to inhibition of metabolism of the exogenous androstenedione by the immature ovary in prepubertal females. Twice-daily administration of >9.1 mg/kg of Anastrozole given orally to male pigtailed monkeys inhibits peripheral aromatase, thereby reducing circulating estradiol concentrations by 50% to 60%. |
|In vitro||DMSO||59 mg/mL (201.11 mM)|
|Ethanol||59 mg/mL (201.11 mM)|
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Clinical Trial Information
|NCT Number||Recruitment||Conditions||Sponsor/Collaborators||Start Date||Phases|
|NCT03024580||Not yet recruiting||Breast Neoplasm||Instituto Nacional de Cancer, Brazil|Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute||March 2017||Phase 2|
|NCT02947685||Not yet recruiting||HER-2 Positive Breast Cancer|Estrogen Receptor Positive Breast Cancer||Alliance Foundation Trials, LLC.|Pfizer|German Breast Group (GBG)|Fondazione Michelangelo|PrECOG, LLC.|The Australia and New Zealand Breast Cancer Trials Group (ANZBCTG)|Alliance Foundation Trials Biorepository - Washington State University|Alliance Foundation Trials Central Imaging Core Lab - Ohio State University|Mastering Breast Cancer Initiative, LLC|Mayo Clinic Statistics and Data Center|INC Research|SOLTI Breast Cancer Research Group||February 2017||Phase 3|
|NCT02763566||Recruiting||Breast Cancer||Eli Lilly and Company||December 2016||Phase 3|
|NCT02942355||Recruiting||Female Breast Carcinoma||Antoinette Tan|Pfizer|Carolinas Healthcare System||November 2016||Phase 2|
|NCT02730923||Recruiting||Endometrial Carcinoma|Metastatic Carcinoma|Hormone Receptor Positive Tumor||Centre Leon Berard||April 2016||Phase 1|Phase 2|
|NCT02689921||Recruiting||Breast Neoplasms||Midwestern Regional Medical Center||April 2016||Phase 2|
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