8,11-Eicosadiynoic Acid

Cayman Chemical Item Number 90100

EDYA (CAS 82073-91-4)

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EDYA is an acetylenic fatty acid which inhibits arachidonic acid metabolism at several unrelated stages. EDYA inhibits the enzymes, arachidonoyl synthase, acyl-CoA synthase, Δ-5-desaturase, COX, and also arachidonic acid uptake by platelets.1

1. Laposata, M., Kaiser, S.L., Reich, E.L., et al. Eicosadiynoic acid: A non-toxic inhibitor of multiple enzymatic steps in the production of eicosanoids from arachidonic acid. Prostaglandins 33 603-614 (1987).

  • EDYA
Formal Name 8,​11-​eicosadiynoic acid
CAS Number 82073-91-4
Molecular Formula C20H32O2
Formula Weight 304.5
Formulation A crystalline solid
Purity ≥95%
Stability 1 year
Storage -20°C
Shipping Wet ice in continental US; may vary elsewhere
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