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NCI Drug Dictionary

  

thalicarpine 
A natural aporphine benzylisoquinoline vinca alkaloid with antineoplastic activity. Thalicarpine binds to and inhibits p-glycoprotein, the multidrug resistance efflux pump. Thalicarpine also induces single-strand breaks in DNA and arrests cancer cells at the G2/M and G1 phase of the cell cycle. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Synonyms:taliblastine
thaliblastine
thalicarpin
Chemical structures:[S-(R*,R*)]-9-[4,5-dimethoxy-2-[(1,2,3,4-tetrahydro-6,7-dimethoxy-2-methyl-1-isoquinolinyl)-methyl]phenoxy]-5,6,6a,7-tetrahydro-1,2,10-trimethoxy-6-methyl-4H-dibenzo[de,g]quinoline
4H-dibenzo[de,g]quinoline, 5,6,6a, 7-tetrahydro-9-[4,5-dimethoxy-2-[(1,2,3,4-tetrahydro-6, 7-dimethoxy-2-methyl-1-isoquinolinyl)methyl]phenoxy]-1,2,10-trimethoxy-6-methyl-
6a.alpha.-aporphine, 9-[[4,5-dimethoxy-.alpha.-((S)-1,2,3, 4-tetrahydro-6,7-dimethoxy-2-methyl-1-isoquinolyl)-o-tolyl]oxy]-1, 2,10-trimethoxy-