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Description

Carboplatin is a platinum-based antineoplastic chemotherapy agent that has been used to treat certain forms of cancer including lung, neck, breast, and cervical cancers.

    CAS Number

    41575-94-4

    Molecular Formula

    C6H12N2O4Pt

    Molecular Weight

    371.25

    Mechanism of Action

    Carboplatin is thought to interfere with DNA repair; however, its specific mechanism of action is not well understood.

    Storage Conditions

    -20°C

    Tariff Code

    2843.90.0000

Applications

    Cancer Applications

    Carboplatin can be used to study its effects on various cancer cell types.

Specifications

    Form

    Powder

    Appearance

    White crystalline powder

    Elemental Analysis

    Platinum Content: 52.0-53.0%

    Water Content (Karl Fischer)

    ≤0.5%

    pH

    5.0-7.0

    Assay

    98.0-102.0%

    Heavy Metals

    ≤20 ppm

    Impurities

    Individual Impurities: ≤0.1%
    Total Impurities: ≤0.5%

    Residual Solvents

    Ethanol: ≤5000 ppm
    Aether

    Endotoxin

    ≤0.17 EU/mg

References

    References

    Rao, R. D. "Combination of Paclitaxel and Carboplatin as Second-line Therapy for Patients with Metastatic Melanoma." Cancer 106.2 (2006): 375-82. Ncbi.gov. Web. 24 Mar. 2014.

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