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479306 Sigma-Aldrich

cis-Diamineplatinum(II) dichloride

≥99.9% trace metals basis

Synonym: cis-Diammineplatinum(II) dichloride, cis-Dichlorodiammine platinum(II), cis-Platinum(II) diammine dichloride, Cisplatin



Related Categories Antibiotics, Antibiotics A to Z, Antibiotics by Application, Antibiotics by Mechanism of Action, Antibiotics  A-F,
Quality Level   100
assay   ≥99.9% trace metals basis
reaction suitability   core: platinum
  reagent type: catalyst
mp   270 °C (lit.)
Mode of action   DNA synthesis | interferes
antibiotic activity spectrum   neoplastics
SMILES string   N.N.Cl[Pt]Cl
InChI   1S/2ClH.2H3N.Pt/h2*1H;2*1H3;/q;;;;+2/p-2



cis-Diamineplatinum(II) dichloride can be used as a model drug to test the efficiency of various drug carriers in drug delivery.

Highly active chemotherapeutic agent for use in preventing the advancement of testicular cancer.


1, 5, 50 g in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Potent platinum-based antineoplastic agent. Forms cytotoxic adducts with the DNA dinucleotide d(pGpG), inducing intrastrand cross-links.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Signal word 
Target organs 
Respiratory system
UN 3288 6.1 / PGII
WGK Germany 
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable


Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Certificate of Origin (COO)

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The lot specific COA document can be found by entering the lot number above under the "Documents" section.
How can I get Product 479306,cis-Diammineplatinum(II) dichloride, in solution?
cis-Diammineplatinum(II) dichloride is soluble in water at 25°C. It is also soluble in N,N-dimethylformamide (DMF), dimethylacetamide and dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO). We do not test solution stability of this product. However, we do have stability data on a document on another cis-Diammineplatinum(II) dichloride product; the product number is P4394.
How should Product 479306, cis-Diammineplatinum(II) dichloride be stored?
This product should be stored at room temperature.
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