Daunorubicin HCl is a water soluble anthracycline chemotherapeutic agent produced by Streptomyces coeruleorubidus.
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|Mechanism of Action||Daunorubicin acts as a polymerase inhibitor and demonstrates DNA intercalation activity which effectively inhibits cancer progress.|
|Cancer Applications||Daunorubicin HCl has shown to be useful for treatment of acute myeloid leukemia.|
|Molecular Formula||C27H29NO10 · HCl|
|Solubility||1mg/mL in H2O: Clear and red or orange solution|
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