Arachidonic acid (in Tocrisolve™100)
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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References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Nakanishi et al (2006) Roles of cPLA2α 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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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
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