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Catalog No.S1231 Synonyms: NSC609699, Nogitecan HCl, SKFS 104864A
CAS No. 119413-54-6
Topotecan HCl (NSC609699, Nogitecan, SKFS 104864A) is a topoisomerase I inhibitor for MCF-7 Luc cells and DU-145 Luc cells with IC50 of 13 nM and 2 nM in cell-free assays, respectively. Topotecan HCl induces autophagy and apoptosis.
Selleck's Topotecan HCl has been cited by 18 publications
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Pax3:Foxo1a knockdown increases select chemotherapy sensitivities. MTS assay was performed for Pax3:Foxo1a knockdown mouse aRMS tumor cells treated with DNA damaging agents and microtubule inhibitors. Pax3:Foxo1a knockdown reduced the concentration at which viability was impaired by 50% (IC50) of topotecan by 4.8 fold, respectively, yet did not affect the IC50 of mafosfamide.
PLoS Genet 2014 10(1), e1004107. Topotecan HCl purchased from Selleck.
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|Description||Topotecan HCl (NSC609699, Nogitecan, SKFS 104864A) is a topoisomerase I inhibitor for MCF-7 Luc cells and DU-145 Luc cells with IC50 of 13 nM and 2 nM in cell-free assays, respectively. Topotecan HCl induces autophagy and apoptosis.|
|Features||Topotecan is a water-soluble derivative of camptothecin.|
Stronger drug activity of Topotecan is observed for DU-145 Luc and MCF-7 Luc cells.  Topotecan causes cytotoxicity during the course of DNA replication by stabilizing the covalent complex between topoisomerase I and DNA and preventing the religation of enzyme-linked single-strand DNA break. Topotecan stabilizes topoisomerase I/DNA cleavable complexes in radiation-resistant human B-lineage acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) cells, causes rapid apoptotic cell death despite high-level expression of bcl-2 protein, and inhibits ALL cell clonogenic growth in a dose-dependent fashion. 
|In vivo||Animals inoculate s.c. with DU-145 Luc cells and then treated with Topotecan demonstrates significant tumor growth and regression as measured with calipers and luminescent imaging. The correlation coefficient is 0.75 for the control untreated group and 0.93 for the Topotecan-treated group. Similarly, tumor progression and regression are measurable using luminescent imaging for untreated and Topotecan-treated mice inoculated i.p. with MCF-7 Luc cells.  Topotecan elicited potent antileukemic activity in severe combined immune-deficiency (SCID) mouse models of human poor prognosis ALL. Topotecan markedly improved event-free survival of SCID mice challenged with otherwise fatal doses of humaln leukemia cells at systemic drug exposure levels.  Gliomas preferentially express TRAIL R2 and that treatment with Topotecan significantly up-regulates its expression. |
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-  Ciusani E, et al. J Neurooncol. 2005, 71(1), 19-25.
|In vitro||DMSO||91 mg/mL (198.72 mM)|
|Water||91 mg/mL (198.72 mM)|
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|Synonyms||NSC609699, Nogitecan HCl, SKFS 104864A|
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Clinical Trial Information
|NCT Number||Recruitment||interventions||Conditions||Sponsor/Collaborators||Start Date||Phases|
|NCT04455139||Not yet recruiting||Drug: Topotecan|Drug: Melphalan||Eye Cancer Retinoblastoma||Prof. Beck Popovic Maja|University of Lausanne Hospitals||August 1 2020||Phase 2|
|NCT04428879||Recruiting||Drug: Topotecan Episcleral Plaque||Retinoblastoma||The Hospital for Sick Children||June 15 2020||Phase 1|
|NCT04156347||Not yet recruiting||Drug: Episcleral Topotecan||Retinoblastoma||Targeted Therapy Technologies LLC||April 1 2020||Phase 1|
|NCT04022876||Recruiting||Drug: ALRN-6924|Drug: Topotecan||Small-cell Lung Cancer||Aileron Therapeutics||September 3 2019||Phase 1|Phase 2|
|NCT03927274||Recruiting||Drug: Topotecan||Glioma of Brain||H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute||June 20 2019||Early Phase 1|
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I would like get the compound for mice intraperitoneally injection, What would you recommend to improve solubility? What could I use as solvent (%v?) that is nontoxic (unlike Methanol) and could be injected into mice intraperitoneally?
Topotecan HCl is generally prepared by Saline for I.P. administration.