Chemical Component Summary

NameTAXOL
Identifiers
FormulaC47 H51 N O14
Molecular Weight853.91
TypeNON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILESCC(=O)O[C@H]1C(=O)[C@]2(C)[C@@H](O)C[C@H]3OC[C@@]3(OC(C)=O)[C@H]2[C@H](OC(=O)c4ccccc4)[C@]5(O)C[C@H](OC(=O)[C@H](O)[C@@H](NC(=O)c6ccccc6)c7ccccc7)C(=C1C5(C)C)C
InChIInChI=1S/C47H51NO14/c1-25-31(60-43(56)36(52)35(28-16-10-7-11-17-28)48-41(54)29-18-12-8-13-19-29)23-47(57)40(61-42(55)30-20-14-9-15-21-30)38-45(6,32(51)22-33-46(38,24-58-33)62-27(3)50)39(53)37(59-26(2)49)34(25)44(47,4)5/h7-21,31-33,35-38,40,51-52,57H,22-24H2,1-6H3,(H,48,54)/t31-,32-,33+,35-,36+,37+,38-,40-,45+,46-,47+/m0/s1
InChIKeyRCINICONZNJXQF-MZXODVADSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count113
Chiral Atom Count11
Bond Count119
Aromatic Bond Count18

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB01229 
NamePaclitaxel
Groups
  • approved
  • vet_approved
DescriptionPaclitaxel is a chemotherapeutic agent marketed under the brand name Taxol among others. Used as a treatment for various cancers, paclitaxel is a mitotic inhibitor that was first isolated in 1971 from the bark of the Pacific yew tree which contains endophytic fungi that synthesize paclitaxel. It is available as an intravenous solution for injection and the newer formulation contains albumin-bound paclitaxel marketed under the brand name Abraxane.
Synonyms
  • 5beta,20-Epoxy-1,2-alpha,4,7beta,10beta,13alpha-hexahydroxytax-11-en-9-one 4,10-diacetate 2-benzoate 13-ester with (2R,3S)-N-benzoyl-3-phenylisoserine
  • Taxol A
  • Paclitaxel
Brand Names
  • Paclitaxel Paclitaxel
  • Paclitaxel Injection
  • Paclitaxel for Injection
  • Paxene
  • Abraxane
IndicationUsed in the treatment of Kaposi's sarcoma and cancer of the lung, ovarian, and breast. Abraxane® is specfically indicated for the treatment of metastatic breast cancer and locally advanced or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer.
Categories
  • Agents Causing Muscle Toxicity
  • Antimitotic Agents
  • Antineoplastic Agents
  • Antineoplastic Agents, Phytogenic
  • Antineoplastic and Immunomodulating Agents
ATC-CodeL01CD01
CAS number33069-62-4

Drug Targets

NameTarget SequencePharmacological ActionActions
Tubulin beta-1 chainMREIVHIQIGQCGNQIGAKFWEMIGEEHGIDLAGSDRGASALQLERISVY...unknowninhibitor
Apoptosis regulator Bcl-2MAHAGRTGYDNREIVMKYIHYKLSQRGYEWDAGDVGAAPPGAAPAPGIFS...unknowninhibitor
Microtubule-associated protein 4MADLSLADALTEPSPDIEGEIKRDFIATLEAEAFDDVVGETVGKTDYIPL...unknown
Microtubule-associated protein 2MADERKDEAKAPHWTSAPLTEASAHSHPPEIKDQGGAGEGLVRSANGFPY...unknown
Microtubule-associated protein tauMAEPRQEFEVMEDHAGTYGLGDRKDQGGYTMHQDQEGDTDAGLKESPLQT...unknown
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Drug Info/Drug Targets: DrugBank 3.0: a comprehensive resource for 'omics' research on drugs. Knox C, Law V, Jewison T, Liu P, Ly S, Frolkis A, Pon A, Banco K, Mak C, Neveu V, Djoumbou Y, Eisner R, Guo AC, Wishart DS. Nucleic Acids Res. 2011 Jan; 39 (Database issue):D1035-41. | PMID:21059682