9-hydroxyellipticine HCl

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CAS#: 52238-35-4 (HCl)

Description: 9-hydroxyellipticine, also known as IGIG 929 and LS133324, is a potent cytotoxic and antitumor agent. Structurally, 9-hydroxyellipticine is a 9-hydroxy derivative of ellipticine. The hydroxy group in 9-hydroxyellipticines increases the apparent affinity for DNA, stabilisation of toposiomerase II-DNA cleavable complex, oxidation to reactive quinone-imine intermediates, phosphorylation of p53 suppressor proteins and cytotoxicity relative to the parent ellipticines.

Chemical Structure

9-hydroxyellipticine HCl
CAS# 52238-35-4 (HCl)

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 406583
Name: 9-hydroxyellipticine HCl
CAS#: 52238-35-4 (HCl)
Chemical Formula: C17H14N2O
Exact Mass: 262.11061
Molecular Weight: 262.31
Elemental Analysis: C, 68.34; H, 5.06; Cl, 11.87; N, 9.38; O, 5.35

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Pricing updated 2021-03-08. Prices are subject to change without notice.

9-hydroxyellipticine, purity > 98%, is in stock. Current shipping out time is about 2 weeks after order is received. CoA, QC data and MSDS documents are available in one week after order is received.

Related CAS #: 51131-85-2 (free base)   52238-35-4 (HCl)   58447-24-8 (methiodide).  

Synonym: 9-hydroxyellipticine HCl; 9-hydroxyellipticine hydrochloride; Hydroxyellipticine; 9-Hydroxyellipticin; NSC 210717; IGIG 929; IGIG929; IGIG-929; LS133324; LS-133324; LS 133324.

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 5,11-dimethyl-6H-pyrido[4,3-b]carbazol-9-ol hydrochloride


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C17H14N2O.ClH/c1-9-14-8-18-6-5-12(14)10(2)17-16(9)13-7-11(20)3-4-15(13)19-17;/h3-8,19-20H,1-2H3;1H

SMILES Code: OC1=CC2=C(NC3=C2C(C)=C(C=NC=C4)C4=C3C)C=C1.[H]Cl

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:
>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).

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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 262.31 Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 1.15 mL 5.76 mL 11.51 mL
5 mM 0.23 mL 1.15 mL 2.3 mL
10 mM 0.12 mL 0.58 mL 1.15 mL
50 mM 0.02 mL 0.12 mL 0.23 mL

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2: Saeki K, Obi I, Ogiku N, Shigekawa M, Imagawa T, Matsumoto T. Cardioprotective effects of 9-hydroxyellipticine on ischemia and reperfusion in isolated rat heart. Jpn J Pharmacol. 2002 May;89(1):21-8. PubMed PMID: 12083739.

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4: Mizumoto K, Sato N, Kusumoto M, Niiyama H, Maehara N, Nishio S, Li Z, Ogawa T, Tanaka M. Diverse effects of 9-hydroxyellipticine on the chemosensitivity of human pancreatic cancer cells harboring p53 mutations. Cancer Lett. 2000 Feb 28;149(1-2):85-94. PubMed PMID: 10737712.

5: Sugikawa E, Hosoi T, Yazaki N, Gamanuma M, Nakanishi N, Ohashi M. Mutant p53 mediated induction of cell cycle arrest and apoptosis at G1 phase by 9-hydroxyellipticine. Anticancer Res. 1999 Jul-Aug;19(4B):3099-108. PubMed PMID: 10652599.

6: Khélifa T, René B, Le Mée S, Lambert B, Saucier JM, Markovits J, Jacquemin-Sablon H, Jacquemin-Sablon A. Transfection of 9-hydroxyellipticine-resistant Chinese hamster fibroblasts with human topoisomerase IIalpha cDNA: selective restoration of the sensitivity to DNA religation inhibitors. Cancer Res. 1999 Oct 1;59(19):4927-36. PubMed PMID: 10519406.

7: Sato N, Mizumoto K, Kusumoto M, Niiyama H, Maehara N, Ogawa T, Tanaka M. 9-Hydroxyellipticine inhibits telomerase activity in human pancreatic cancer cells. FEBS Lett. 1998 Dec 18;441(2):318-21. PubMed PMID: 9883907.

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9: Elcock AH, Rodger A, Richards WG. Theoretical studies of the intercalation of 9-hydroxyellipticine in DNA. Biopolymers. 1996 Sep;39(3):309-26. PubMed PMID: 8756512.

10: Ohashi M, Sugikawa E, Nakanishi N. Inhibition of p53 protein phosphorylation by 9-hydroxyellipticine: a possible anticancer mechanism. Jpn J Cancer Res. 1995 Sep;86(9):819-27. PubMed PMID: 7591958.

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