Arachidonic acid ≥99% (by TLC)Supplier: Enzo Life Sciences
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
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.
Storage Temperature: Freezer
CAS Number: 506-32-1