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A synthetic derivative of staurosporine with antineoplastic activity. 7-hydroxystaurosporine inhibits many phosphokinases, including the serine/threonine kinase AKT, calcium-dependent protein kinase C, and cyclin-dependent kinases. This agent arrests tumor cells in the G1/S of the cell cycle and prevents nucleotide excision repair by inhibiting the G2 checkpoint kinase chk1, resulting in apoptosis. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
|Chemical structure:||8,12-epoxy-1H,8H-2,7b,12a-triazadibenzo[a, g]cyclonona[cde] trinden-1-one, 2,3,9,10,11, 12-hexahydro-3-hydroxy-9-methoxy-8-methyl-10-(methylamino)|