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Cloprostenol (sodium salt) is a more water solute, crystalline form of cloprostenol than the free acid. Cloprostenol is a synthetic analog of prostaglandin F2α (PGF2α). It is 200 times and 100 times more potent than PGF2α in terminating pregnancy in hamsters and rats, respectively, without the side effects associated with PGF2α.1 The subcutaneous dose required for interrupting early pregnancy is species dependent, requiring approximately 1.25 µg/kg and 270 µg/kg in hamsters and rats, respectively.1 Cloprostenol is also a potent inhibitor of rat adipose precursor differentiation in primary cultures with an IC50 of 3 x 10−12 M.2
|Molecular Formula||C22H28ClO6 • Na|
|Formulation||A crystalline solid|
|λmax||275, 282 nm|
WARNING - This product is not for human or veterinary use.
|Shipping||Wet ice in continental US; may vary elsewhere|
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1. Dukes, M., Russell, W., and Walpole, A.L. Potent luteolytic agents related to prostaglandin F2α. Nature 250 330-331 (1974).
2. Serrero, G., and Lepak, N.M. Prostaglandin F2α receptor (FP receptor) agonists are potent adipose differentiation inhibitors for primary culture of adipocyte precursors in defined medium. Biochem Biophys Res Commun 233 200-202 (1997).
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