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Epoprostenol | CAS No. 61849-14-7 | Prostanoid Receptor Agonists
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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

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

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in water
Desiccate at -80°C

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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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