Eicosapentaenoyl PAF C-16

Cayman Chemical Item Number 60907

(CAS 132196-28-2)

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Eicosapentaenoyl PAF C-16 can be formed by incorporation of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) into lyso-PAF C-16, as has been demonstrated using neutrophils from monkeys and humans fed a diet enriched in fish oils.1,2 Eicosapentaenoyl PAF C-16 can serve as a substrate for PAF C-16 formation by the remodeling pathway.2

1. Chabot, M.C., Schmitt, J.D., Bullock, B.C., et al. Reacylation of platelet activating factor with eicosapentaenoic acid in fish-oil-enriched monkey neutrophils. Biochim Biophys Acta 922 214-220 (1987).

2. Triggiani, M., Connell, T.R., and Chilton, F.H. Evidence that increasing the cellular content of eicosapentaenoic acid does not reduce the biosynthesis of platelet-activating factor. J Immunol 145 2241-2248 (1990).

Formal Name 1-​O-​hexadecyl-​2-​O-​(5Z,​8Z,​11Z,​14Z,​17Z-​eicosapentaenoyl)-​sn-​glyceryl-​3-​phosphorylcholine
CAS Number 132196-28-2
Molecular Formula C44H80NO7P
Formula Weight 766.1
Formulation Solution in ethanol with 0.1% BHT
Purity ≥98%
Stability 1 year
Storage -20°C
Shipping Wet ice in continental US; may vary elsewhere
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Eicosapentaenoyl 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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