tetranor-PGEM Lipid Maps MS Standard

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tetranor-Prostaglandin E Metabolite (CAS 24769-56-0)

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tetranor-Prostaglandin E metabolite (tetranor-PGEM) is the major urinary metabolite of PGE1 and PGE2, and is used as a urinary marker of PGE2 biosynthesis.1,2 About 15% of an infused dose of PGE2 appears as this metabolite in the urine of humans. Normal healthy males excrete 7-40 µg of tetranor-PGEM over a 24-hour period.1

1. Hamberg, M. Inhibition of prostaglandin synthesis in man. Biochem Biophys Res Commun 49 720-726 (1972).

2. Honda, H., Fukawa, K., and Sawabe, T. Influence of adjuvant arthritis on main urinary metabolites of prostaglandin F and E rats. Prostaglandins 19 259-269 (1980).

  • tetranor-Prostaglandin E Metabolite
Formal Name 9,​15-​dioxo-​11α-​hydroxy-​13,​14-​dihydro-​2,​3,​4,​5-​tetranor-​prostan-​1,​20-​dioic acid
CAS Number 24769-56-0
Molecular Formula C16H24O7
Formula Weight 328.4
Formulation A solution in methyl acetate
Purity ≥98%
Stability 6 months
Storage -80°C
Shipping Dry ice in continental US; may vary elsewhere
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Size Price Quantity Subtotal
25 µg $130.00 $0.00
50 µg $247.00 $0.00
100 µg $468.00 $0.00
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