• Bithionol

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Description
Bithionol is an anti-parasitic drug and has recently been found to have anti-ovarian cancer properties. In one study, bithionol inhibited all tested ovarian cancer cell lines with IC50 values from 19 µM - 60 µM.

    CAS Number

    97-18-7

    Molecular Formula

    C12H6Cl4O2S

    Molecular Weight

    356.05

    Mechanism of Action

    The mechanism of action of bithionol is not completely understood but is thought to inhibit cancer cell growth by reactive oxygen species generation, NF-kB inhibition and autotaxin inhibition.

    Storage Conditions

    ≤30°C

References

    References

    Ayyagari, Vijayalakshmi N., and Laurent Brard. "Bithionol Inhibits Ovarian Cancer Cell Growth In Vitro - Studies on Mechanism(s) of Action." BMC Cancer 14.1 (2014): 61.

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