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.
|Storage||Desiccate at -20°C|
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|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 523.68. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to solvent of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.
|Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass||1 mg||5 mg||10 mg|
|1 mM||1.91 mL||9.55 mL||19.1 mL|
|5 mM||0.38 mL||1.91 mL||3.82 mL|
|10 mM||0.19 mL||0.95 mL||1.91 mL|
|50 mM||0.04 mL||0.19 mL||0.38 mL|
References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Oda et al (1985) Molecular species of platelet-activating factor generated by human neutrophils challenged with ionophore A23187. J.Immunol. 134 1090 PMID: 3917470
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
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
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