• Tamoxifen

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Description
Tamoxifen is a compound used to treat breast cancer and estrogen-related gynecomastia.
 

    CAS Number

    10540-29-1

    Molecular Formula

    C26H29NO

    Molecular Weight

    371.52

    Mechanism of Action

    Tamoxifen is a prodrug and its metabolites bind to estrogen receptors in tumor cells which decrease DNA synthesis and inhibit estrogen effects.

    Storage Conditions

    2-8°C

Specifications

    Appearance

    White crystalline powder

    Source

    Synthetic

    Elemental Analysis

    Iron: Not more than 0.05%

    Impurity Profile

    E-Isomer: Not more than 0.3%

    Melting Point

    95.0 - 98.0°C

    Assay

    Not less than 99.0%

    Loss on Drying

    Not more than 0.5%

    Residue On Ignition

    Not more than 0.2%

    Heavy Metals

    Not more than 0.001%

References

    References

    Clemons, M., S. Danson, and A. Howell. "Tamoxifen (‘Nolvadex’): A Review." Cancer Treatment Reviews 28.4 (2002): 165-80. Web.

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