Arachidonic acid (in Tocrisolve™100)

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Cat.No. 2756 - Arachidonic acid (in Tocrisolve 100) | C20H32O2 | CAS No. 506-32-1
Description: Endogenous free fatty acid (in water-soluble emulsion)
Chemical Name: 5Z,8Z,11Z,14Z-Eicosatetraenoic acid
Citations (2)
Literature (1)

Biological Activity

Endogenous free fatty acid released from phospholipids by phospholipase A2, in water-soluble emulsion (for details see TocrisolveTM 100, Cat. No. 1684). Important cellular signaling mediator and precursor of eicosanoids. Metabolized by lipoxygenases, cyclooxygenases and cytochrome P450 monooxygenases.

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Technical Data

M. Wt 304.47
Formula C20H32O2
Storage Store at +4°C
CAS Number 506-32-1
PubChem ID 444899

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References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.

Nakanishi et al (2006) Roles of cPLA and arachidonic acid in cancer. Biochim.Biophys.Acta 1761 1335 PMID: 17052951

Levick et al (2007) Arachidonic acid metabolism as a potential mediator of cardiac fibrosis associated with inflammation. J.Immunol. 178 641 PMID: 17202322

Higuchi et al (2007) Arachidonic acid promotes glutamate-induced cell death associated with necrosis by 12-lipoxygenase activation in glioma cells. Life Sci. 80 1856 PMID: 17400255

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2 Citations for Arachidonic acid (in Tocrisolve™100)

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Arachidonic acid (in Tocrisolve™100) include:

Hamtiaux et al (2011) Increasing antiproliferative properties of endocannabinoids in N1E-115 neuroblastoma cells through inhibition of their metabolism. PLoS One 6 e26823 PMID: 22046372

Park et al (2016) Pyrin inflammasome activation and RhoA signaling in the autoinflammatory diseases FMF and HIDS. Nat Immunol 17 914 PMID: 27270401

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