Arachidonoyl PAF C-16

Cayman Chemical Item Number 60904

1-O-hexadecyl-2-Arachidonoyl-sn-glycero-3-Phosphocholine (CAS 86288-11-1)

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Arachidonoyl PAF C-16 is the product of acylation of lyso-PAF C-16 by a CoA-independent transacylase.1,2 It is the most common precursor for formation of PAF C-16 by the remodeling pathway.3

1. Kramer, R.M., Patton, G.M., Pritzker, C.R., et al. Metabolism of platelet-activating factor in human platelets. J Biol Chem 259 13316-13320 (1984).

2. Venable, M.E., Olson, S.C., Nieto, M.L., et al. Enzymatic studies of lyso platelet-activation factor acylation in human neutrophils and changes upon stimulation. J Biol Chem 268 7965-7975 (1993).

3. Prescott, S.M., Zimmerman, G.A., and McIntyre, T.M. Platelet-activating factor. J Biol Chem 265 17381-17384 (1990).

  • 1-O-hexadecyl-2-Arachidonoyl-sn-glycero-3-Phosphocholine
Formal Name 1-​O-​hexadecyl-​2-​O-​(5Z,​8Z,​11Z,​14Z-​eicosatetraenoyl)-​sn-​glyceryl-​3-​phosphorylcholine
CAS Number 86288-11-1
Molecular Formula C44H82NO7P
Formula Weight 768.1
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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Arachidonoyl 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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