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Catalog No.S1238 Synonyms: ICI 46474
Molecular Weight(MW): 371.51
Tamoxifen is an antagonist of the estrogen receptor in breast tissue.
Selleck's Tamoxifen has been cited by 19 publications
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|Description||Tamoxifen is an antagonist of the estrogen receptor in breast tissue.|
TAM treatment inhibits significantly MCF7 cell proliferation. Low doses of TAM are able to induce structural chromosomal aberrations (deletions, isochromosomes, translocations, and dicentric chromosomes) in both ER+ and ER- breast cancer cells. This genotoxic effect is higher in those cell lines with HER2 gene amplification. Whereas TAM at lower concentrations (0.1-1 μM) induces a cell-cycle arrest, pharmacological concentrations (above 5 μM) of TAM have been found to induce apoptosis of breast cancer cells. 5 μM TAM rapidly induced sustained activation of ERK1/2 in ER-positive breast cancer cell lines (MCF-7 and T47D)
|In vivo||Tamoxifen (TAM) is widely used for both treatment and prevention of breast cancer. However, it is also carcinogenic in human uterus and rat liver. Tm-inducible Cre-loxP systems are being used in broad areas of research and are providing important biologic insights in tissue development, maintenance, and function. Tamoxifen-induced nuclear localization of Cre recombinase is time- and dose-dependent. Higher doses of tamoxifen induce recombination weeks following administration and Lower doses of tamoxifen induce recombination up to one week following administration. Duration of tamoxifen-induced gene recombination is also dose-dependent. Administration of high Tm doses leads to extended CreER nuclear localization. Tm treatment induces side effects that may have physiologic consequences in Tm-inducible models.|
|In vitro||DMSO||74 mg/mL (199.18 mM)|
|Ethanol||74 mg/mL (199.18 mM)|
|In vivo||Add solvents to the product individually and in order(Data is from Selleck tests instead of citations):
2% DMSO+30% PEG 300+2% Tween 80+ddH2O
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Clinical Trial Information
|NCT Number||Recruitment||interventions||Conditions||Sponsor/Collaborators||Start Date||Phases|
|NCT03582865||Not yet recruiting||Drug: Tamoxifen 20 mg||Breast Cancer||Assiut University||September 1 2019||--|
|NCT02801786||Not yet recruiting||Drug: Placebo|Drug: Lidocaine|Drug: Tamoxifen||Pain|Discomfort||Universidade Federal de Goias||November 2018||Phase 2|Phase 3|
|NCT03707340||Recruiting||Drug: Flibanserin Pill||Breast Cancer|Hyposexual Desire Disorder||Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center||September 14 2018||--|
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Frequently Asked Questions
Could you tell me if you have a protocol for the use of tamoxifen (S1238) in vivo in mouse? Is there an administration way that is better than another?
Tamoxifen (S1238) can be dissolved in 10% ethanol/10% Tween 80/ddH2O at 5 mg/ml clearly. But precipitation will form if the formulation was left at RT for an hour or longer. So we'd suggest that you use it quickly after formulation. Tamoxifen is often administrated via i.p injection.