15-keto Prostaglandin E1

Cayman Chemical Item Number 13680

15-keto PGE1 (CAS 22973-19-9)

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15-keto PGE1 is the inactive metabolite of PGE1 produced by 15-hydroxy PGDH. It has greatly diminished biological activity compared to PGE1.1,2

1. Westwick, J. The effect of pulmonary metabolites of prostaglandins E1, E2 and F on ADP-induced aggregation of human and rabbit platelets. Br J Pharmacol 58 297P-298P (1976).

2. Änggård, E. The biological activities of three metabolites of prostaglandin E1. Acta Physiol Scand 66 509-510 (1966).

  • 15-keto PGE1
Formal Name 9,​15-​dioxo-​11α-​hydroxy-​prost-​13E-​en-​1-​oic acid
CAS Number 22973-19-9
Molecular Formula C20H32O5
Formula Weight 352.5
Formulation A solution in methyl acetate
Purity ≥98%
λmax 229 nm
Stability 2 years
Storage -20°C
Shipping Wet ice in continental US; may vary elsewhere
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15-keto Prostaglandin E1 is available in the following screening libraries:

Size Price Quantity Subtotal
500 µg $52.00 $0.00
1 mg $99.00 $0.00
5 mg $416.00 $0.00
10 mg $728.00 $0.00
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