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Compound Summary for: CID 24360

Camptothecin

Also known as: Camptothecine; (S)-(+)-Camptothecin; 7689-03-4; (+)-Camptothecin; (+)-Camptothecine; d-Camptothecin; 20(S)-Camptothecine
Molecular Formula: C20H16N2O4   Molecular Weight: 348.35204   InChIKey: VSJKWCGYPAHWDS-FQEVSTJZSA-N
An alkaloid isolated from the stem wood of the Chinese tree, Camptotheca acuminata. This compound selectively inhibits the nuclear enzyme DNA TOPOISOMERASES, TYPE I. Several semisynthetic analogs of camptothecin have demonstrated antitumor activity.   From: MeSH
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