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.
|Storage||Store at -20°C|
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|Solubility||Soluble in ethanol (supplied pre-dissolved in anhydrous ethanol, 50µg/ml)|
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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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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