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A DNA intercalating agent and DNA topoisomerase II inhibitor
Catalog #: 9579
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9579-5 5 mg
9579-25 25 mg
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Product Details

Alternate Name 5, 11-Dimethyl-6H-pyrido[4,3-b]carbazole
Appearance Yellow solid
CAS # 519-23-3
Molecular Formula C₁₇H₁₄N₂
Molecular Weight 246.31
Purity ≥98% by HPLC
Solubility DMSO ~10 mg/ml)
InChi InChI=1S/C17H14N2/c1-10-14-9-18-8-7-12(14)11(2)17-16(10)13-5-3-4-6-15(13)19-17/h3-9,19H,1-2H3
PubChem CID 3213
MDL Number MFCD00010524
Handling Protect from air and light
Storage Conditions -20°C
Shipping Conditions Gel Pack
USAGE For Research Use Only! Not For Use in Humans.


Ellipticine is a naturally occurring plant alkaloid that acts as a DNA intercalating agent and DNA topoisomerase II inhibitor. Ellipticine is also shown to block p53 protein phosphorylation.

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