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Bicalutamide

Cat. No. M1960

Bicalutamide Structure

Synonym: Casodex, Cosudex

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Bicalutamide (marketed as Casodex, Cosudex, Calutide, Kalumid) is a non-steriodal Androgen Receptor (AR) inhibitor. Bicalutamide (CDX) is inhibited by non-genomic, transcription-independent stimulation of PI3K/AKT phosphorylation by androgens. Bicalutamide displays peripheral selectivity and does not effect serum levels of LH and testosterone. Bicalutamide exhibits potent anticancer activity in vivo. Bicalutamide acts as a pure anti-androgen by binding to the androgen receptor (AR) and preventing the activation of the AR and subsequent upregulation of androgen responsive genes by androgenic hormones. In addition, bicalutamide accelerates the degradation of the androgen receptor. Bicalutamide is induces cell death by a pathway that is independent of changes in mitochondrial membrane potential and Bcl-2 action. Bicalutamide is currently tested for treatment of andogen receptor positive ER-/PR- metastatic breast cancer.

Conversion of different model animals based on BSA (Value based on data from FDA Draft Guidelines)
Species Mouse Rat Rabbit Guinea pig Hamster Dog
Weight (kg) 0.02 0.15 1.8 0.4 0.08 10
Body Surface Area (m2) 0.007 0.025 0.15 0.05 0.02 0.5
Km factor 3 6 12 8 5 20
Animal A (mg/kg) = Animal B (mg/kg) multiplied by  Animal B Km
Animal A Km

For example, to modify the dose of resveratrol used for a mouse (22.4 mg/kg) to a dose based on the BSA for a rat, multiply 22.4 mg/kg by the Km factor for a mouse and then divide by the Km factor for a rat. This calculation results in a rat equivalent dose for resveratrol of 11.2 mg/kg.

Chemical Information
Molecular Weight 430.37
Formula C18H14F4N2O4S
CAS Number 90357-06-5
Purity >99%
Solubility DMSO
Storage at -20°C
References

A phase II evaluation of goserelin and bicalutamide in patients with ovarian cancer in second or higher complete clinical disease remission.
Levine D, et al. Cancer. 2007 Dec 1;110(11):2448-56. PMID: 17918264.

The preclinical development of bicalutamide: pharmacodynamics and mechanism of action.
Furr BJ, et al. Urology. 1996 Jan;47(1A Suppl):13-25; discussion 29-32. PMID: 8560673.

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