Paclitaxel, Taxus sp.
Description: Antitumor and antileukemic agent isolated from the bark of the yew tree. Promotes assembly of microtubules and inhibits tubulin disassembly. An effective agent in blocking HeLa and B16 cells at the G2/M stage. Inhibits DNA synthesis and stimulates the release of tumor necrosis factor-a.
Molecular Weight: 853.9
CAS Number: 33069-62-4.
Appearance: White solid. Hygroscopic.
Purity: ≥ 97% by HPLC.
Storage/Handling: Freeze (-20°C). Protect from light.
Shipping: Express Courier
Risk Statements: 37/38-41-46-60
Safety Statements: 22-26-36/37/39-45
References: Merck Index 13, 7052.
For laboratory use only