Chemical Name: (±)-(11a,13E)-11,16-Dihydroxy-16-methyl-9-oxo-prost-13-en-1-oic acid methyl ester
Biological ActivityMisoprostol is a cytoprotective prostaglandin E1 analog that displays agonist activity at EP receptors. Ki values are 120, 250, 67 and 67 nM at cloned mouse EP1, EP2, EP3 and EP4 receptors respectively. Prevents NSAID-induced gastric ulceration.
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Prevention of NSAID-induced gastric ulcer with misoprostol: multicentre, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.
Graham et al.
Characterization of dilator prostanoid receptors in the fetal rabbit ductus arteriosus.
Smith et al.
Ligand binding specificities of the eight types and subtypes of the mouse prostanoid receptors expressed in Chinese hamster ovary cells.
Kiriyama et al.
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