15(R)-Prostaglandin E1

Cayman Chemical Item Number 13710

15(R)-PGE1; 15-epi PGE1 (CAS 20897-91-0)

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15(R)-PGE1 is the “unnatural” C-15 stereoisomer of PGE1. It is essentially inactive biologically when compared to PGE1.1 It is a non-competitive inhibitor of 15-hydroxy PGDH with an IC50 of 189 µM.2

1. Nakano, J. Relationship between the chemical structure of prostaglandins and their vasoactivities in dogs. Br J Pharmacol 44 63-70 (1972).

2. Jarabak, J., and Braithwaite, S.S. Kinetic studies on a 15-hydroxyprostaglandin dehydrogenase from human placenta. The reaction mechanism and the mechanism of action of various inhibitors.. Arch Biochem Biophys 177 245-254 (1976).

  • 15(R)-PGE1
  • 15-epi PGE1
Formal Name 9-​oxo-​11α,​15R-​dihydroxy-​prost-​13E-​en-​1-​oic acid
CAS Number 20897-91-0
Molecular Formula C20H34O5
Formula Weight 354.5
Formulation A solution in methyl acetate
Purity ≥95%
Stability 1 year
Storage -20°C
Shipping Wet ice in continental US; may vary elsewhere
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15(R)-Prostaglandin E1 is available in the following screening library:

Size Price Quantity Subtotal
1 mg $51.00 $0.00
5 mg $230.00 $0.00
10 mg $408.00 $0.00
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