Catalog No.S1908 Synonyms: SCH-13521
Molecular Weight(MW): 276.21
Flutamide is an antiandrogen drug, with its active metablolite binding at androgen receptor with Ki values of 55 nM, and primarily used to treat prostate cancer.
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Active Stat5a/b increases nuclear levels of antiandrogen-liganded AR in PC-3 cells. PC-3 cells were infected with AdAR, AdPrlR and AdWTStat5a, serum-starved for 12 h, and pretreated with 1 nM DHT, 10 μM Bicalutamide (Bic), 10 μM Flutamide (Flu) or 10 μM MDV3100 (MDV) for 1 h before stimulation with 10 nM Prl for 30 min, where indicated. Immunostaining depicts DAPI, Stat5a/b, AR and merged imaging of Stat5a/b and AR.
Mol Cancer Ther, 2015, 14(3):713-26. . Flutamide purchased from Selleck.
Effects of flutamide on Cd-induced Cx43 protein level and cell proliferation. (A) AR and (B) Cx43 were analyzed throughWestern blot. Results are reported as mean ± SD fromthree replicates. (C) Effect of flutamide on Cd-induced cell proliferation at 48 h, determined through an Edu test. *P<0.05 and ** P <0.01 vs. DMSO group; #P< 0.05 and ##P <0.01 vs. DMSO + Cd. AR, androgen receptor; DMSO, dimethyl sulfoxide; NS, no statistical significance.
J Appl Toxicol, 2017, 37(8):933-942. Flutamide purchased from Selleck.
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|Description||Flutamide is an antiandrogen drug, with its active metablolite binding at androgen receptor with Ki values of 55 nM, and primarily used to treat prostate cancer.|
Flutamide (Eulexin) is an antiandrogen drug. Flutamide-OH, the active metabolite of flutamide, directly binds at rat anterior pituitary androgen receptor with Ki values of 55 nM.  Flutamide does not affect the proliferation of an androgen-sensitive clone of the mouse mammary carcinoma Shionogi SC-l 15 cells in culture, shows only antiandrogenic effect, but not androgenic effect.  Flutamide provides treatment for prostate cancer when used along with leuprolide. 
|In vivo||Flutamide causes a markedly reduction in rat ventral prostate weight from 319 mg to 245 mg. A combination of flutamide and LHRH agonist induces an additive effect with a decrease in prostate weight to 101 mg, and an marked drop in prostatic ODC activity. |
Androgen Receptor Assay:Aliquots of 100 μl cytosol are incubated at 0-4°C for 18 h with 100 μl of the indicated saturating concentration of [3H]T in the presence or absence of increasing concentrations of nonlabeled T, DHT, flutamide (FLU) or flutamide-OH (FLU-OH). At the end of the incubation, free and bound T are separated by the addition of 200 μl dextran-coated charcoal (1 % charcoal, 0.1% dextran T-70, 0.1% gelatin, 1.5 mM EDTA and 50 mM Tris (pH 7.4)) for 15 min before centrifugation at 2300 × g for another 15 min at 0-4°C. Aliquots (350 μl) of the supernatant are transferred to scintillation vials with 10 ml of an aqueous counting solution before counting in a Beckman LS 330 counter.
|In vitro||DMSO||55 mg/mL (199.12 mM)|
|Ethanol||55 mg/mL (199.12 mM)|
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Clinical Trial Information
|NCT Number||Recruitment||Conditions||Sponsor/Collaborators||Start Date||Phases|
|NCT00450463||Completed||Prostate Cancer||National Cancer Institute (NCI)|National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC)||February 23 2007||Phase 2|
|NCT02341404||Completed||Prostate Cancer||Lidds AB|Uppsala University||May 2012||Phase 2|
|NCT00729560||Terminated||Polycystic Ovary Syndrome||Virginia Commonwealth University|Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)||July 2008||Not Applicable|
|NCT00611923||Completed||Premenstrual Syndrome||Weill Medical College of Cornell University|National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)||February 2005||Phase 4|
|NCT00699907||Completed||Ovarian Cancer||University of Arizona|National Cancer Institute (NCI)||January 2005||Phase 2|
|NCT00104741||Unknown status||Prostate Cancer||UNICANCER|National Cancer Institute (NCI)||July 2004||Phase 3|
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