Arachidonic acid ≥99% (by TLC)

Supplier: Enzo Life Sciences

BML-FA003-0100 BML-FA003-1000
89158-310EA 208.23 CAD
89158-310 89158-312
Arachidonic acid ≥99% (by TLC)
Arachidonic acid

Precursor to a large family of eicosanoids. Acts as a second messenger independent of metabolism. Retrograde messenger in long-term potentiation in the nervous system. Inhibits ras-GAP. Activator for several protein kinase C (PKC) isotypes.


  • Eicosanoid precursor and second messenger


Colorless oil.


100mg/ml soluble in DMSO or dimethyl formamide; soluble in 100% ethanol (50mg/ml); sparingly soluble in basic aqueous buffers (1.7mg/ml). To prevent oxidation, the solvent should be purged with an inert gas.

Formula: C₂₀H₃₂O₂
Storage Temperature: Freezer
MDL Number: MFCD00004417
CAS Number: 506-32-1

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