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MedKoo CAT#: 406281

CAS#: 19685-09-7

Description: 10-Hydroxycamptothecin (10-HCPT), an indole alkaloid isolated from a Chinese tree, Camptotheca acuminate, inhibits the activity of topoisomerase I and has a broad spectrum of anticancer activity in vitro and in vivo.

Price and Availability

Size Price Shipping out time Quantity
200mg USD 150 Same day
1g USD 450 Same day
2g USD 750 Same day
10g USD 1650 2 weeks
20g USD 2650 2 weeks
100g USD 4250 2 weeks
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Pricing updated 2020-08-07. Prices are subject to change without notice.

10-hydroxycamptothecin, purity > 98%, is in stock. The same day shipping out after order is received.

Chemical Structure


Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 406281
Name: 10-Hydroxycamptothecin
CAS#: 19685-09-7
Chemical Formula: C20H16N2O5
Exact Mass: 364.10592
Molecular Weight: 364.35
Elemental Analysis: C, 65.93; H, 4.43; N, 7.69; O, 21.96

Synonym: 10HCPT; 10OHCPT; Hydroxycamptothecin; 10hydroxycamptothecine; 10Hydroxy camptothecin; Hydroxycamptothecine; HCPT; 10HCPT; (S)10Hydroxycamptothecin; Camptothecin hydroxy10hydroxycamptothecin.

IUPAC/Chemical Name: (S)-4-ethyl-4,9-dihydroxy-1H-pyrano[3',4':6,7]indolizino[1,2-b]quinoline-3,14(4H,12H)-dione


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C20H16N2O5/c1-2-20(26)14-7-16-17-11(5-10-6-12(23)3-4-15(10)21-17)8-22(16)18(24)13(14)9-27-19(20)25/h3-7,23,26H,2,8-9H2,1H3/t20-/m0/s1

SMILES Code: O=C1[C@](O)(CC)C2=C(CO1)C(N3CC4=CC5=CC(O)=CC=C5N=C4C3=C2)=O

Technical Data

Light yellow solid powder

>97% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

Certificate of Analysis:

Safety Data Sheet (SDS):

Shipping Condition:
Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical. This product is stable enough for a few weeks during ordinary shipping and time spent in Customs.

Storage Condition:
Dry, dark and at 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks) or -20 C for long term (months to years).

Soluble in DMSO, not in water

Shelf Life:
>2 years if stored properly

Drug Formulation:
This drug may be formulated in DMSO

Stock Solution Storage:
0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks), or -20 C for long term (months).

HS Tariff Code:


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