SKU: C115  / 
    CAS Number: 41575-94-4

    Carboplatin

    $128.10 - $334.18

    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.

    Mechanism of ActionCarboplatin is thought to interfere with DNA repair; however, its specific mechanism of action is not well understood.
    Cancer ApplicationsCarboplatin can be used to study its effects on various cancer cell types.
    Molecular FormulaC6H12N2O4Pt
    Solubilitysparingly soluble in H2O, very slightly soluble in acetone and alcohol
    ImpuritiesIndividual Impurities: ≤0.1%
    Total Impurities: ≤0.5%
    ReferencesRao, 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.