Biological descriptionCytoprotective PGE2 analog with activity mediated by EP2, EP3, and EP4 receptors (Ki values are 250, 67 and 67 nM, respectively).
Chemical name(11α,13E)-(±)-11,16-Dihydroxy-16-methyl-9-oxoprost-13-en-1-oic acid methyl ester
Storage instructionsStore at -20°C (desiccating conditions).
Solubility overviewSupplied in methyl acetate (10 mg/ml)
Providing storage is as stated on the product vial and the vial is kept tightly sealed, the product can be stored for up to 6 months. Before use, and prior to opening the vial we recommend that you allow your product to equilibrate to room temperature for at least 1 hour.
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