Docosahexaenoyl PAF C-16

Cayman Chemical Item Number 60903

(CAS 132213-85-5)

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Docosahexaenoyl PAF C-16 is a PAF analog which contains docosahexaenoate at the sn-2 position rather than the acetate moiety found in PAF C-16. Docosahexaenoyl PAF C-16 can be oxidatively fragmented resulting in the production of phospholipids with PAF-like activity.1,2

1. Tanaka, T., Iimori, M., Tsukatani, H., et al. Platelet-aggregating effects of platelet-activating factor-like phospholipids formed by oxidation of phosphatidylcholines containing an sn-2-polyunsaturated fatty acyl group. Biochim Biophys Acta 1210 202-208 (1994).

2. Tanaka, T., Tokumura, A., and Tsukatani, H. Platelet-activating factor (PAF)-like phospholipids formed during peroxidation of phosphatidylcholines from different foodstuffs. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 59 1389-1393 (1995).

Formal Name 1-​O-​hexadecyl-​2-​O-​(4Z,​7Z,​10Z,​13Z,​16Z,​19Z-​docosahexaenoyl)-​sn-​glyceryl-​3-​phosphorylcholine
CAS Number 132213-85-5
Molecular Formula C46H82NO7P
Formula Weight 792.1
Formulation A solution in ethanol containing 0.1% BHT
Purity ≥98%
Stability 1 year
Storage -20°C
Shipping Wet ice in continental US; may vary elsewhere
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Docosahexaenoyl PAF C-16 is available in the following screening library:

Size Price Quantity Subtotal
1 mg $39.00 $0.00
5 mg $176.00 $0.00
10 mg $312.00 $0.00
25 mg $683.00 $0.00
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