Taurolidine is a broad spectrum antibiotic that was derived from the aminosulfoacid Taurine (sc-202354). Shown to be effective against aerobic, anaerobic, gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria as well as fungi and mycobacterium. Found to exhibit antitumor activity with low toxicity, antiangiogenic effects, antiendotoxin activity, and to induce apoptosis of tumor cells; thereby decreasing proliferation of the tumor cells (both in vitro and in vivo). Has been used in studies of alternative chemotherapeutics, and is shown to work synergistically with rhTRAIL (sc-4547) doubling the effects of Taurolidine alone. The synergistic response of Taurolidine and TRAIL may outline a new therapeutic strategy in oncology therapy.
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Soluble in DMSO (>20 mg/ml), and water.
Store at -20° C
189.55° C (Predicted)
471.21° C at 760 mmHg (Predicted)
1.47 g/cm3 (Predicted)
n20D 1.56 (Predicted)
pKa: 11.16 (Predicted), pKb: 2.54 (Predicted)
For Research Use Only. Not Intended for Diagnostic or Therapeutic Use.
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What analytical method was used to obtain [Purity : ≥98%] ?
and, Is the water content checked?
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