Catalog Number: 4214
Chemical Name: 9α,11α,15S-Trihydroxy-prosta-5Z,13E-dien-1-oic acid tris(hydroxymethyl)aminomethane salt
Biological Activity
Prostaglandin E2 and F2α receptor agonist. Naturally-occurring prostaglandin and potent vasoconstrictor. Induces cardiomyocyte hypertrophy in vitro. Exhibits luteolytic activity.
Technical Data
  • M.Wt:
    475.62
  • Formula:
    C20H34O5.C4H11NO3
  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 100 mM in ethanol
  • Purity:
    >99%
  • Storage:
    Store at -20°C
  • CAS No:
    38562-01-5
The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis. All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.
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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