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Paclitaxel

European Pharmacopoeia (EP) Reference Standard

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Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C47H51NO14
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
853.91
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1420457
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

pharmaceutical primary standard

API family

paclitaxel

manufacturer/tradename

EDQM

mp

213 °C (dec.) (lit.)

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

format

neat

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

[H][C@@]12C[C@H](O)[C@@]3(C)C(=O)[C@H](OC(C)=O)C4=C(C)[C@H](C[C@@](O)([C@@H](OC(=O)c5ccccc5)[C@]3([H])[C@@]1(CO2)OC(C)=O)C4(C)C)OC(=O)[C@H](O)[C@@H](NC(=O)c6ccccc6)c7ccccc7

InChI

1S/C47H51NO14/c1-25-31(60-43(56)36(52)35(28-16-10-7-11-17-28)48-41(54)29-18-12-8-13-19-29)23-47(57)40(61-42(55)30-20-14-9-15-21-30)38-45(6,32(51)22-33-46(38,24-58-33)62-27(3)50)39(53)37(59-26(2)49)34(25)44(47,4)5/h7-21,31-33,35-38,40,51-52,57H,22-24H2,1-6H3,(H,48,54)/t31-,32-,33+,35-,36+,37+,38-,40-,45+,46-,47+/m0/s1

InChI key

RCINICONZNJXQF-MZXODVADSA-N

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1491332PHR1803Y0000700
Paclitaxel European Pharmacopoeia (EP) Reference Standard

Y0000698

Paclitaxel

Paclitaxel United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Reference Standard

1491332

Paclitaxel

Paclitaxel Pharmaceutical Secondary Standard; Certified Reference Material

PHR1803

Paclitaxel

manufacturer/tradename

EDQM

manufacturer/tradename

USP

manufacturer/tradename

-

manufacturer/tradename

EDQM

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neat

format

neat

format

neat

format

neat

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

API family

paclitaxel

API family

paclitaxel

API family

paclitaxel

API family

paclitaxel

mp

213 °C (dec.) (lit.)

mp

213 °C (dec.) (lit.)

mp

213 °C (dec.) (lit.)

mp

213 °C (dec.) (lit.)

General description

This product is provided as delivered and specified by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. All information provided in support of this product, including SDS and any product information leaflets have been developed and issued under the Authority of the Issuing Pharmacopoeia. For further information and support please go to the website of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.

Application

Paclitaxel EP Reference standard, intended for use in laboratory tests only as specifically prescribed in the European Pharmacopoeia.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Paclitaxel is a potent anti-neoplastic and anti-mitotic taxane drug, which binds to the N-terminus of β-tubulin and and stabilizes microtubules arresting the cell cycle at the G2/M phase. The microtubule damage induces apoptosis through a JNK-dependent pathway followed by a JNK-independent pathway, perhaps related to the activation of protein kinase A (PKA) or of Raf-1 kinase, resulting in phosphorylation of Bcl-2. A major metabolite via CYP2CB is 6α-hydroxypaclitaxel (6α-OHP).

Packaging

The product is delivered as supplied by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. For the current unit quantity, please visit the EDQM reference substance catalogue.

Caution

Paclitaxel undergoes transesterification in methanol and hydrolyzes in aqueous solutions.

Other Notes

Sales restrictions may apply.

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Hazard Classifications

Muta. 2 - Repr. 1B - STOT RE 1

Storage Class

6.1C - Combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic compounds or compounds which causing chronic effects

wgk_germany

WGK 3

flash_point_f

Not applicable

flash_point_c

Not applicable


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