Prostaglandin F

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Prostaglandin F2α | CAS No. 38562-01-5 | Prostanoid Receptor Agonists
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Description: Naturally-occurring prostanoid; potent vasoconstrictor

Chemical Name: 9α,11α,15S-Trihydroxy-prosta-5Z,13E-dien-1-oic acid tris(hydroxymethyl)aminomethane salt

Purity: ≥98%

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Biological Activity

Prostaglandin F2α is a prostaglandin E2 and F2α receptor agonist. Naturally-occurring prostaglandin and potent vasoconstrictor. Induces cardiomyocyte hypertrophy in vitro. Exhibits luteolytic activity.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 100 mM in ethanol
Store at -20°C

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Background References

  1. Prostaglandins and throboxanes.
    Samuelsson et al.
    Annu.Rev.Biochem., 1978;47:997
  2. Involvement of endothelin-1 and its receptors in PGF-induced luteolysis in the rat.
    Girsh and Dekel
    Mol.Reprod.Dev., 2002;63:71
  3. Prostaglandin F2 alpha induces cardiac myocyte hypertrophy in vitro and cardiac growth in vivo.
    Lai et al.
    Am.J.Physiol., 1996;271:2197

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