Prostaglandin B1

Cayman Chemical Item Number 11110

PGB1 (CAS 13345-51-2)

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Prostaglandin B1 (PGB1) is a non-enzymatic dehydration product of PGE1 resulting from treatment with strong base. Oligomers of PGB1 are known to exhibit antioxidant and ionophoric activity.1,2,3

1. Uribe, S., Ohnishi, S.T., Israelite, C., et al. Calcium ionophoretic activity of chemically synthesized oligomeric derivatives of prostaglandin B1. Biochim Biophys Acta 924 87-98 (1987).

2. Ohnishi, S.T., and Devlin, T.M. Calcium ionophore activity of a prostaglandin B1 derivative (PGBχ). Biochem Biophys Res Commun 89 240-245 (1979).

3. Hamberg, M. Metabolism of prostaglandin in rat liver mitochondria. Eur J Biochem 6 135-146 (1968).

  • PGB1
Formal Name 9-​oxo-​15S-​hydroxy-​prosta-​8(12),​13E-​dien-​1-​oic acid
CAS Number 13345-51-2
Molecular Formula C20H32O4
Formula Weight 336.5
Formulation A crystalline solid
Purity >98%
λmax 278 nm
Stability 2 years
Storage -20°C
Shipping Room temperature in continental US; may vary elsewhere
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Prostaglandin B1 is available in the following screening library:

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1 mg $19.00 $0.00
5 mg $86.00 $0.00
10 mg $152.00 $0.00
50 mg $665.00 $0.00
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