Prostaglandin E2

Cat. No. 2296

Prostaglandin E2 C20H32O5 [363-24-6]

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Chemical Name: (5Z,11α,13E,15S)-11,15-Dihydroxy-9-oxo-prosta-5,13-dien-1oic acid

Biological Activity

Endogenous prostaglandin and primary product of arachidonic acid/cyclooxygenase pathway. Binds with high affinity to EP1, EP2, EP3 and EP4 receptors (Kd values range between ~ 1 - 10 nM). Influences a wide range of processes including inflammation, smooth muscle relaxation, fertility and gastric mucosal integrity. Regulates vertebrate hematopoietic stem cell (HSC) homeostasis.

Technical Data

M.Wt:
352.47
Formula:
C20H32O5
Solubility:
Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 45 mM in ethanol
Purity:
>98 %
Storage:
Store at -20°C
CAS No:
363-24-6

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North et al (2007) Prostaglandin E2 regulates vertebrate haematopoietic stem cell homeostasis. Nature. 447 1007. PMID: 17581586.

Hata and Breyer (2004) Pharmacology and signaling of prostaglandin receptors: multiple roles in inflammation and immune modulation. Pharm.Ther. 103 147.

Coleman et al (1994) Classification of prostanoid receptors: properties, distribution, and structure of the receptors and their subtypes. Pharmacol.Rev. 46 205. PMID: 7938166.

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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Prostaglandin E2 include:

Gonnermann et al (2015) Resistance of cyclooxygenase-2 expressing pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma cells against γδ T cell cytotoxicity. Oncoimmunology 4 e988460. PMID: 25949900.

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