Prostaglandin B2

Cayman Chemical Item Number 11210

PGB2 (CAS 13367-85-6)

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Prostaglandin B2 (PGB2) is a non-enzymatic dehydration product resulting from the treatment of PGE2 or PGA2 with strong base. It has weak agonist activity on TP receptors and can increase pulmonary blood pressure in the rabbit at relatively high doses (5 µg/kg).1

1. Liu, F., Orr, J.A., and Wu, J. Prostaglandin B2-induced pulmonary hypertension is mediated by TXA2/PGH2 receptor stimulation. J Am Physiol Soc 1040 L602-L607 (1994).

  • PGB2
Formal Name 9-​oxo-​15S-​hydroxy-​prosta-​5Z,​8(12),​13E-​trien-​1-​oic acid
CAS Number 13367-85-6
Molecular Formula C20H30O4
Formula Weight 334.5
Formulation A solution in methyl acetate
Purity ≥98%
λmax 278 nm
ε 26
Stability 2 years
Storage -20°C
Shipping Room temperature in continental US; may vary elsewhere
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Prostaglandin B2 is available in the following screening library:

Size Price Quantity Subtotal
1 mg $35.00 $0.00
5 mg $149.00 $0.00
10 mg $230.00 $0.00
25 mg $438.00 $0.00
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