Overview

  • Product nameProstaglandin I2 sodium salt
  • Description
    Potent vasodilator and inhibitor of platelet aggregation
  • Alternative names
    • Epoprostenol
    • PGI2
    • Prostacyclin
  • Purity> 99%

Properties

  • Chemical name(5Z,9α,11α,13E,15S)-6,9-Epoxy-11,15-dihydroxyprosta-5,13-dien-1-oic acid sodium salt
  • Molecular weight374.45
  • Chemical structureChemical Structure
  • Molecular formulaC20H31NaO5
  • CAS Number61849-14-7
  • Storage instructionsStore at -20°C. Store under desiccating conditions. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
  • Solubility overviewSoluble in PBS to 25 mM
  • Handling

    Wherever possible, you should prepare and use solutions on the same day. However, if you need to make up stock solutions in advance, we recommend that you store the solution as aliquots in tightly sealed vials at -20°C. Generally, these will be useable for up to one month. 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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  • SMILESCCCCCC(O)/C=C/[C@H]1C(O)CC2O/C(=CCCCC)/CC12
  • Source

    Synthetic

  • Research areas

    References for Prostaglandin I2 sodium salt (ab120912)

    This product has been referenced in:
    • Sturm EM  et al. Inhibitory effect of prostaglandin I2 on bone marrow kinetics of eosinophils in the guinea pig. J Leukoc Biol 90:285-91 (2011). Read more (PubMed: 21586677) »
    • Tamburrelli C  et al. Epoprostenol inhibits human platelet-leukocyte mixed conjugate and platelet microparticle formation in whole blood. Thromb Res 128:446-51 (2011). Read more (PubMed: 21624644) »
    • Kelton JG & Blajchman MA Prostaglandin I2 (prostacyclin). Can Med Assoc J 122:175-9 (1980). Read more (PubMed: 6988063) »

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