U-46619, Thromboxane A2 agonist (ab144540)

Overview

  • Product name

    U-46619, Thromboxane A2 agonist
  • Description

    Potent thromboxane A2 agonist
  • Biological description

    Potent thromboxane A2 agonist (EC50 = 35 nM). Activates p38, ERK-1 and ERK-2. Induces platelet aggregation and shows vasoconstrictive effects in vivo.
  • Purity

    > 98%
  • CAS Number

    56985-40-1
  • Chemical structure

    Chemical Structure

Properties

  • Chemical name

    (Z)-7-[(1S,2S,3R,4R)-3-[(E,3S)-3-Hydroxyoct-1-enyl]-5-oxabicyclo[2.2.1]heptan-2-yl]hept-5-enoic acid
  • Molecular weight

    350.50
  • Molecular formula

    C21H34O4
  • PubChem identifier

    5311493
  • Storage instructions

    Store at -20°C. Store under desiccating conditions. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
  • Solubility overview

    Soluble in ethanol and in DMSO
  • 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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  • SMILES

    CCCCC[C@@H](/C=C/[C@H]1[C@H]2C[C@@H]([C@@H]1C/C=C\CCCC(=O)O)CO2)O
  • Source

    Synthetic

References

This product has been referenced in:

  • Pang H  et al. RhoA-Rho kinase pathway mediates thrombin- and U-46619-induced phosphorylation of a myosin phosphatase inhibitor, CPI-17, in vascular smooth muscle cells. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol 289:C352-60 (2005). Read more (PubMed: 15814590) »
  • Yokoyama K  et al. A possible role for extracellular bicarbonate in U-46619-induced rat platelet aggregation. Thromb Res 74:369-76 (1994). Read more (PubMed: 8085238) »
  • Coleman RA  et al. Comparison of the actions of U-46619, a prostaglandin H2-analogue, with those of prostaglandin H2 and thromboxane A2 on some isolated smooth muscle preparations. Br J Pharmacol 73:773-8 (1981). Read more (PubMed: 7248665) »

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