Leukotriene B4

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Description: BLT1/BLT2 receptor agonist and potent chemotactic factor
Alternative Names: LTB4, 5,12-DiHETE
Chemical Name: (5S,6Z,8E,10E,12R,14Z)-5,12-Dihydroxy-6,8,10,14-eicosatetraenoic acid
Purity: ≥97% (HPLC)
Citations (1)
Literature (4)

Biological Activity for Leukotriene B4

Leukotriene B4 is a potent lipid inflammatory mediator derived from the 5-lipoxygenase pathway of arachidonic acid metabolism. Binds to BLT1 and BLT2 receptors and acts as a potent chemotactic agent and activator of leukocytes. Also displays antiviral activity towards DNA viruses and retroviruses.

Technical Data for Leukotriene B4

M. Wt 336.47
Formula C20H32O4
Storage Store at -20°C
Purity ≥97% (HPLC)
CAS Number 71160-24-2
PubChem ID 5280492
Smiles O[C@@H](CCCC(O)=O)\C=C/C=C/C=C/[C@H](O)C/C=C\CCCCC

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Solubility Data for Leukotriene B4

Solubility Soluble in ethanol (supplied pre-dissolved in anhydrous ethanol, 50µg/ml)

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References for Leukotriene B4

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

Bray et al (1981) Leukotriene B4: an inflammatory mediator in vivo. Prostaglandins 22 213 PMID: 6270742

Ford-Hutchinson (1990) Leukotriene B4 in inflammation. Crit.Rev.Immunol. 10 1 PMID: 2155000

Yokomitso et al (2001) Leukotriene B4: metabolism and signal transduction. Arch.Biochem.Biophys. 385 231 PMID: 11368003

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1 Citation for Leukotriene B4

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Leukotriene B4 include:

Fernandes et al (2013) Superoxide generation and leukocyte accumulation: key elements in the mediation of leukotriene B4-induced itch by transient receptor potential ankyrin 1 and transient receptor potential vanilloid 1. FASEB J 27 1664 PMID: 23271050

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