15(R)-15-methyl Prostaglandin F methyl ester

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15(R)-15-methyl PGF methyl ester (CAS 35700-22-2)

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15(R)-15-methyl PGF methyl ester is a lipid soluble prodrug form of 15(R)-15-methyl PGF with increased membrane permeability. Acid-catalyzed epimerization of 15(R)-15-methyl PGF methyl ester and hydrolysis of the ester converts it into the active 15(S)-15-methyl PGF.1,2

1. Plaisted, S.M., DeZwaan, J., and Snider, B.G. High-performance liquid chromatographic determination of acid-catalyzed degradation products of methyl carboprost in a polymeric controlled-release device. J Chromatogr 314 369-377 (1984).

2. Hamberg, M., Zhang, L., and Bergström, S. On the pH-dependent degradation of 15(S)-15 methyl-prostaglandin F (carboprost). Eur J Pharm Sci 3 27-38 (1995).

  • 15(R)-15-methyl PGF methyl ester
Formal Name 9α,​11α,​15R-​trihydroxy-​15-​methyl-​prosta-​5Z,​13E-​dien-​1-​oic acid,​ methyl ester
CAS Number 35700-22-2
Molecular Formula C22H38O5
Formula Weight 382.5
Formulation A solution in methyl acetate
Purity ≥98%
Stability 1 year
Storage -20°C
Shipping Room temperature in continental US; may vary elsewhere
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15(R)-15-methyl Prostaglandin F methyl ester is available in the following screening libraries:

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