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CAS No. 120511-73-1
Anastrozole (ZD-1033) 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.
Selleck's Anastrozole (ZD-1033) has been cited by 13 publications
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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 (ZD-1033) purchased from Selleck.
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|Description||Anastrozole (ZD-1033) 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%. |
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Clinical Trial Information
|NCT Number||Recruitment||interventions||Conditions||Sponsor/Collaborators||Start Date||Phases|
|NCT04714619||Recruiting||Drug: CB-103||Advanced Breast Cancer||MedSIR|Cellestia Biotech AG||April 2021||Phase 2|
|NCT04227327||Recruiting||Drug: Abemaciclib|Drug: Aromatase Inhibitors||Advanced Breast Cancer||University of Milano Bicocca||January 7 2020||Phase 2|
|NCT03229499||Recruiting||Drug: Anastrozole|Drug: Placebo Oral Tablet||Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension||University of Pennsylvania|National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)|Johns Hopkins University|University of Colorado Denver|Rhode Island Hospital|Stanford University|Vanderbilt University|Washington University School of Medicine||December 7 2017||Phase 2|
|NCT03314298||Completed||Drug: testosterone anastrozole||Mammographic Density||Havah Therapeutics Pty Ltd||August 14 2017||Phase 1|
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