Bicyclo Prostaglandin E1

Cayman Chemical Item Number 13530

Bicyclo PGE1

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Bicyclo Prostaglandin E1 (bicyclo PGE1) is a stable, base-catalyzed transformation product of the PGE1 metabolite 13,14-dihydro-15-keto PGE1. 13,14-dihydro-15-keto PGE1 itself is a metabolite of PGE11,2 found in human plasma at a median level of 10 pg/ml.3 Due to the inherent instability of 13,14-dihydro-15-keto PGE1, it is advisable to quantify it as bicyclo PGE1 to estimate PGE1 biosynthesis or metabolism in vivo.

1. Hamberg, M., and Samuelsson, B. On the metabolism of prostaglandins E1 and E2 in man. J Biol Chem 246 6713-6721 (1971).

2. Peskar, B.A., Cawello, W., Rogatti, W., et al. On the metabolism of prostaglandin E1 administered intravenously to human volunteers. J Physiol Pharmacol 42 327-331 (1991).

3. Leonhardt, A., Krauss, M., Gieler, U., et al. In vivo formation of prostaglandin E1 and prostaglandin E2 in atopic dermatitis. Br J Dermatol 136 337-340 (1997).

  • Bicyclo PGE1
Formal Name 11-​deoxy-​13,​14-​dihydro-​15-​keto-​11β,​16.xi.-​cycloprostaglandin E1
Molecular Formula C20H32O4
Formula Weight 336.5
Formulation A solution in methyl acetate
Purity >98%
Stability 1 year
Storage -20°C
Shipping Wet ice in continental US; may vary elsewhere
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Bicyclo Prostaglandin E1 is available in the following screening library:

Size Price Quantity Subtotal
1 mg $70.00 $0.00
5 mg $315.00 $0.00
10 mg $560.00 $0.00
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