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MedKoo CAT#: 206049

CAS#: 1247847-78-4

Description: Simmitecan is a potent topoisomerase I inhibitor, is also a promising water-soluble prodrug of chimmitecan, exhibiting potent antitumor activities both in vitro and in vivo by inhibiting topoisomerase I.

Price and Availability




Simmitecan is not in stock, may be available through custom synthesis. For cost-effective reason, minimum 1 gram order is requested. The product will be characterized by NMR, HPLC and MS analysis. Purity (HPLC) is usually >98%. CoA, QC data, MSDS will be provided when product is successfully made. The estimated lead time is 2-3 months. Please send email to to inquire quote.

Chemical Structure


Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 206049
Name: Simmitecan
CAS#: 1247847-78-4
Chemical Formula: C34H38N4O6
Exact Mass: 598.27913
Molecular Weight: 598.68872
Elemental Analysis: C, 68.21; H, 6.40; N, 9.36; O, 16.03

Synonym: Simmitecan; Camptothecin LP.

IUPAC/Chemical Name: (S)-10-allyl-4-ethyl-4-hydroxy-3,14-dioxo-3,4,12,14-tetrahydro-1H-pyrano[3',4':6,7]indolizino[1,2-b]quinolin-9-yl [1,4'-bipiperidine]-1'-carboxylate hydrochloride


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C34H38N4O6.ClH/c1-3-8-23-24-17-21-19-38-28(18-26-25(31(38)39)20-43-32(40)34(26,42)4-2)30(21)35-27(24)9-10-29(23)44-33(41)37-15-11-22(12-16-37)36-13-6-5-7-14-36;/h3,9-10,17-18,22,42H,1,4-8,11-16,19-20H2,2H3;1H/t34-;/m0./s1

SMILES Code: O=C(N1CCC(N2CCCCC2)CC1)OC3=CC=C4N=C5C(CN6C(C(COC([C@@]7(CC)O)=O)=C7C=C65)=O)=CC4=C3CC=C.[H]Cl.

Technical Data

Solid powder

>98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

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:
>5 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).

Harmonized System Code:

Additional Information



1: Hu Z, Sun Y, Du F, Niu W, Xu F, Huang Y, Li C. Accurate determination of the anticancer prodrug simmitecan and its active metabolite chimmitecan in various plasma samples based on immediate deactivation of blood carboxylesterases. J Chromatogr A. 2011 Sep 23;1218(38):6646-53. doi: 10.1016/j.chroma.2011.07.042. Epub 2011 Jul 23. PubMed PMID: 21839460.