Potent prostacyclin (PGI2) analog (EC50 values are 0.6, 1.9 and 6.2 nM at DP1, IP and EP2 receptors respectively). Causes vasodilation of human pulmonary arteries and inhibits NFκB nuclear translocation in human alveolar macrophages in vitro.
|Storage||Store 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 390.51. 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||2.56 mL||12.8 mL||25.61 mL|
|5 mM||0.51 mL||2.56 mL||5.12 mL|
|10 mM||0.26 mL||1.28 mL||2.56 mL|
|50 mM||0.05 mL||0.26 mL||0.51 mL|
References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Whittle et al (2012) Binding and activity of the prostacyclin receptor (IP) agonists, treprostinil and iloprost, at human prostanoid receptors: treprostinil is a potent DP1 and EP2 agonist. Biochem.Pharmacol. 84 68 PMID: 22480736
Raychaudhuri et al (2002) The prostacyclin analogue treprostinil blocks NFκB nuclear translocation in human alveolar macrophages. J.Biol.Chem. 277 33344 PMID: 12082102
Fontana et al (2007) Treprostinil potentiates the positive inotropic effect of catecholamines in adult rat ventricular cardiomyocytes. Br.J.Pharmacol. 151 779 PMID: 17533419
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Peripheral sensitization is the reduction in the threshold of excitability of sensory neurons that results in an augmented response to a given external stimulus. This poster outlines the excitatory and inhibitory signaling pathways involved in modulation of peripheral sensitization. The role of ion channels, GPCRs, neurotrophins, and cytokines in sensory neurons are also described.