Purity > 98.0%
|Molecular Weight:||544.5901 g/mol|
10-Deacetyl Baccatin III is a natural organic compound isolated from the bark of the Pacific yew tree (Taxus brevifolia) and related species. 10-Deacetyl Baccatin III is often used as the intermediate in the chemical synthesis of the anti-cancer drug paclitaxel (Taxol). Taxol is of interest since it has shown to be a highly effective anticancer drug extensively used in the treament of various carcinomas, melanomas and sarcomas.
The 10-Deacetyl Baccatin III-10-O acetyl transferase cDNA is sucessfully coloned and expressed in E. Coli.
Store: 2-8°C protected from light
Soluble in DMSO, chloroform, methanol (hot). Not water soluble.