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 Action||Carboplatin is thought to interfere with DNA repair; however, its specific mechanism of action is not well understood.|
|Cancer Applications||Carboplatin can be used to study its effects on various cancer cell types.|
|Solubility||sparingly soluble in H2O, very slightly soluble in acetone and alcohol|
|Impurities||Individual Impurities: ≤0.1% |
Total Impurities: ≤0.5%
|References||Rao, 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.|