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P6532

Sigma-Aldrich

Prostaglandin E2

γ-irradiated, powder, BioXtra, suitable for cell culture

Synonym(s):
(5Z,11α,13E,15S)-11,15-Dihydroxy-9-oxoprosta-5,13-dienoic acid, Dinoprostone, PGE2
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C20H32O5
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
352.47
Beilstein:
4709356
EC Number:
MDL number:
eCl@ss:
42020658
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.77

biological source

synthetic (organic)

Quality Level

sterility

γ-irradiated

product line

BioXtra

form

powder

potency

0.25-100 ng/mL

technique(s)

cell culture | mammalian: suitable

solubility

ethanol: 1 mg/mL

shipped in

ambient

storage temp.

−20°C

SMILES string

O[C@@H]1CC([C@H](C/C=C\CCCC(O)=O)[C@H]1/C=C/[C@@H](O)CCCCC)=O

InChI

1S/C20H32O5/c1-2-3-6-9-15(21)12-13-17-16(18(22)14-19(17)23)10-7-4-5-8-11-20(24)25/h4,7,12-13,15-17,19,21,23H,2-3,5-6,8-11,14H2,1H3,(H,24,25)/b7-4-,13-12+/t15-,16+,17+,19+/m0/s1

InChI key

XEYBRNLFEZDVAW-ARSRFYASSA-N

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Application

For use in cell culture applications for the study of prostaglandin regulated cell signaling and gene regulation.
Prostaglandin E2 has been used to determine its effects on collagen gel contraction mediated by alveolar cell carcinoma cell line A549.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Most biologically active prostaglandin. PGE2 induces cervical ripening and parturition; mediates bradykinin-induced vasodilation; regulates adenylyl cyclase. Tumor cells that over-express cyclooxygenase 2 display increased invasiveness, angiogenesis, and resistance to apoptosis that may be due to the PGE2-induced expression of angiogenic factors and stabilization of the anti-apoptotic protein, survivin.The effect of PGE2 on the immune system is mixed. It inhibits T cell activation in vitro, suggesting it is an immunosuppressant. However, in vivo, it appears to effect expansion of the Th17 subset and differentiation of the Th1 subset of T helper cells, marking it as an immunoactivator.

Physical form

powder -20 °C; stock-frozen in working aliquots, avoid repeated freeze/thaw

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Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Repr. 1B

Storage Class Code

6.1C - Combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic compounds or compounds which causing chronic effects

WGK

WGK 3

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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