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Catalog No.S1166 Synonyms: cisplatinum, cis-diamminedichloroplatinum II, CDDP
CAS No. 15663-27-1
Cisplatin (cisplatinum, cis-diamminedichloroplatinum II, CDDP) is an inorganic platinum complex, which is able to inhibit DNA synthesis by conforming DNA adducts in tumor cells. Cisplatin activates ferroptosis and induces autophagy. Solutions are best fresh-prepared.
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|Description||Cisplatin (cisplatinum, cis-diamminedichloroplatinum II, CDDP) is an inorganic platinum complex, which is able to inhibit DNA synthesis by conforming DNA adducts in tumor cells. Cisplatin activates ferroptosis and induces autophagy. Solutions are best fresh-prepared.|
|Features||One of the most widely used and most potent chemotherapeutic agents. This product is not recommended to be dissolved in dimethylsulfoxide (DMSO).|
Cisplatin induces cytotoxic by interaction with DNA to form DNA adducts which activate several signal transduction pathways, including Erk, p53, p73, and MAPK, which culminates in the activation of apoptosis.  Cisplatin (30 μM) treated for 6 h induces an apparent activation of Erk in HeLa cells, which is sustained over the following 14 h period. Cisplatin also shows an effective antineoplastic activity by inducing tumor cells death. Cisplatin displays ability to cause renal proximal tubular cell (RPTC) apoptosis, causing cell shrinkage, a 50-fold increase in caspase 3 activity, a 4-fold increase in phosphatidylserine externalization, and 5- and 15-fold increases in chromatin condensation and DNA hypoploidy, respectively.  Cisplatin (800 μM) causes typical features of necrosis of RPTC after treatment for 4 hr. 
Cisplatin has been demonstrated to be efficient in regression tumor growth in a wide variety of animal tumors models, including head and neck cancer xenografts, cervical squamous carcinoma xenografts, testicular carcinoma xenografts, ovarian cancer xenografts, breast carcinoma xenografts, colonic carcinoma, heterotransplanted hepatoblastoma, and so on. Cisplatin (5 mg/kg) given weekly i.v. at the day 1 and 7 induces a tumor growth inhibition (GI) of 77.5% and 85.1% of the serous xenografts Ov.Ri(C) and OVCAR-3, respectively. 
-  Siddik ZH. Oncogene, 2003, 22(47), 7265-7279.
-  Wang X, et al. J Biol Chem, 2000, 275(50), 39435-39443.
-  Sorenson CM, et al. Cancer Res, 1988, 48(16), 4484-4488.
|In vitro||DMSO||60 mg/mL (199.96 mM)|
|DMF||12 mg/mL (39.99 mM)|
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|Storage||2 years 4°C(in the dark) powder|
|Synonyms||cisplatinum, cis-diamminedichloroplatinum II, CDDP|
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What is the appropriate concentration of DMF for cell culture and animal study?
It depends on the cell type. The final concentration of DMF should be better limited to less than 0.1% if possible, or below 1%. Using saline as a vehicle for cisplatin at up to 3mg/ml is recommended. it's a suspension and can be administrated via oral gavage.