Zinc protoporphyrin IX

Cat. No. 0746

Zinc protoporphyrin IX C34H32N4O4Zn

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Chemical Name: 7,12-Diethenyl-3,8,13,17-tetramethyl-21H,23H-porphine-2,18-dipropionic acid, zinc complex

Biological Activity

Inhibitor of heme oxygenase, which generates the putative neurotransmitter CO.

Technical Data

Soluble to 50 mM in DMSO
Store at RT

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Grundemar and Ny (1997) Pitfalls using metalloporphyrins in carbon monoxide research. TiPS 18 193. PMID: 9226997.

Luo and Vincen (1994) Metalloporphyrins inhibit nitric oxide-dependent cGMP formation in vivo. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 267 263. PMID: 7522180.

Verma et al (1993) Carbon monoxide a putative neural messenger. Science 259 381. PMID: 7678352.

Brune and Ullrich (1987) Inhibition of platelet aggregation by carbon monoxide is mediated by activation of guanylate cyclase. Mol.Pharmacol. 32 497. PMID: 2890093.

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