Epoprostenol

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Prostanoid Receptor Agonists Small Molecule
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Description: Endogenous IP receptor agonist
Alternative Names: Prostaglandin I2, Prostacyclin

Chemical Name: (5Z,13E,8R,9S,11R,12R,15S)-6,9-Epoxy-11,15-dihydroxyprosta-5,13-dien-1-oic acid sodium salt

Purity: ≥99%

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Biological Activity

Endogenous prostanoid that is a potent agonist at IP prostanoid receptors. Inhibits platelet aggregation and induces vasodilation.

Technical Data

M.Wt:
374.45
Formula:
C20H31NaO5
Solubility:
Soluble to 100 mM in water and to 75 mM in DMSO
Purity:
≥99%
Storage:
Desiccate at -80°C
CAS No:
61849-14-7

The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only, unless stated otherwise.

Background References

  1. PGI2-receptors and molecular mechanisms in platelets and vasculature: state of the art.
    Oliva and Nicosia
    Pharmacol.Res.Comm., 1987;19:735
  2. Comparison of anti-aggregatory effects of PGI2, PGI3 and ilo. on human and rabbit platelets.
    Kobzar et al.
    Cell.Physiol.Biochem., 2001;11:279

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