Prostaglandin F2α

Cat. No. 4214

Prostaglandin F2α C20H34O5.C4H11NO3 [38562-01-5]

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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

Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 100 mM in ethanol
>99 %
Store at -20°C

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Girsh and Dekel (2002) Involvement of endothelin-1 and its receptors in PGF-induced luteolysis in the rat. Mol.Reprod.Dev. 63 71. PMID: 12211063.

Lai et al (1996) Prostaglandin F2 alpha induces cardiac myocyte hypertrophy in vitro and cardiac growth in vivo. Am.J.Physiol. 271 2197.

Samuelsson et al (1978) Prostaglandins and throboxanes. Annu.Rev.Biochem. 47 997. PMID: 209733.

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