PAF (C16)

Cat. No. 2940

PAF (C16) C26H54NO7P [74389-68-7]

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Alternative Name: Platelet-activating factor

Chemical Name: (7R)-7-(Acetyloxy)-4-hydroxy-N,N,N-trimethyl-3,5,9-trioxa-4-phosphapentacosan-1-aminium-4-oxide

Biological Activity

Endogenous platelet-activating factor (PAF) and ligand for PAF receptors. Produced by inflammatory cells and a potent chemoattractant for polymorphonuclear neutrophils. Induces increased vascular permeability.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in water and to 100 mM in ethanol
Desiccate at -20°C

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All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Handa et al (1991) Vasorelaxant effect of C16-PAF and C18-PAF on renal blood flow and systemic blood pressure in the anesthetized rat. Life Sci. 49 747. PMID: 1875784.

Archer et al (1988) Actions of platelet activating factor (PAF) homologues and their combinations on neutrophil chemokinesis and cutaneous inflammatory responses in man. J.Invest.Dermatol. 91 82. PMID: 3385217.

Oda et al (1985) Molecular species of platelet-activating factor generated by human neutrophils challenged with ionophore A23187. J.Immunol. 134 1090. PMID: 3917470.

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