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TTY won high international reputation for its taxol anti-cancer drug (with abstraction from Taxus brevifolia tree in 2011), and is stepping into the liposomes anti-drug field.
Gibson, in Ithaca, New York, says paclitaxel, the generic term for taxol, originally came from the bark of the rare Pacific yew tree, Taxus brevifolia Nutt.
Taxane alkaloids - the same class of diterpene alkaloids that has produced the cancer-mitigating compound, taxol, from Taxus brevifolia Nutt.
The only TAXOL approved for human use is derived from the bark of the Pacific yew tree, Taxus brevifolia, found primarily in the Pacific Northwest.
History Interest in taxol dates from the late 1960s, when a crude extract of bark from the Pacific yew tree, Taxus brevifolia, which was being tested in a large-scale NCI plant screening program, showed activity against cancer cells growing in culture.
Historically developed by the National Cancer Institute and Hauser Chemical Company, Taxol(R) was first isolated and manufactured from the bark of the slow-growing Pacific yew, Taxus brevifolia.
The only source of taxol currently approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is Taxus brevifolia bark.
Wani isolated the compound from the Pacific yew tree, Taxus brevifolia, and noted its antitumor activity in a broad range of rodent tumors.