(±)-Cloprostenol sodium salt

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(±)-Cloprostenol sodium salt | CAS No. 55028-72-3 | Prostanoid Receptor Agonists
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Description: Water-soluble PGF2α analog and potent FP receptor agonist

Chemical Name: (5Z)-rel-7-[(1R,2R,3R,5S)-2-[(1E,3R)-4-(3-chlorophenoxy)-3-hydroxy-1-butenyl]-3,5-dihydroxycyclopentyl]-5-heptenoic acid monosodium salt

Purity: ≥98%

Product Details

Biological Activity

(±)-Cloprostenol sodium salt is a water-soluble prostaglandin F2α (PGF2α) analog; acts as a potent FP receptor agonist (EC50 = 0.84 nM). Potently inhibits differentiation of adipocyte precursor cells. Luteolytic agent in vivo.

Technical Data

Soluble to 20 mM in water
Desiccate at -20°C

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Background References

  1. Potent luteolytic agents related to prostaglandin F.
    Dukes et al.
    Nature, 1974;250:330
  2. Pharmacological characterization of an FP prostaglandin receptor on rat vascular smooth muscle cells (A7r5) coupled to phosphoinositide turnover and intracellular calcium mobilization.
    Griffin et al.
    J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther., 1998;286:411
  3. Prostaglandin F receptor (FP receptor) agonists are potent adipose differentiation inhibitors for primary culture of adipocyte precursors in defined medium.
    Serrero and Lepak
    Biochem.Biophys.Res.Comm., 2002;233:200

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