360900  PAF C-16-d4

Platelet-activating Factor C-16-d4




PAF C-16-d4 contains four deuterium atoms at the 7, 7', 8, and 8' positions of the hexadecyl moiety. It is intended for use as an internal standard for the quantification of PAF C-16 by GC- or LC-mass spectrometry. PAF C-16 is a naturally occurring phospholipid produced upon stimulation through two distinct pathways known as the “remodeling” and 'de novo' pathways.1 It is a potent mediator of neutrophil migration,2 the production of reactive oxygen species,3 and IL-64 in human macrophages. It is a more potent mediator of platelet aggregation than PAF C-185. Pathological processes involving PAF include necrotizing enterocolitis,6 inflammation, asthma, and allergy.7
1  Prescott, S.M., Zimmerman, G.A., and McIntyre, T.M. Platelet-activating factor. J Biol Chem 265 17381-17384 (1990).
2  Carolan, E.J., and Casale, T.B. Degree of platelet activating factor-induced neutrophil migration is dependent upon the molecular species. J Immunol 145 2561-2565 (1990).
3  Rouis, M., Nigon, F., and Chapman, M.J. Platelet activating factor is a potent stimulant of the production of active oxygen species by human monocyte-derived macrophages. Biochem Biophys Res Commun 156 1293-1301 (1988).
4  Thivierge, M., and Rola-Pleszczynski, M. Platelet-activating factor enhances interleukin-6 production by alveolar macrophages. J Allergy Clin Immunol 90 796-802 (1992).
5  Stewart, A.G., and Grigoriadis, G. Structure-activity relationships for platelet-activating factor (PAF) and analogs reveal differences between PAF receptors on platelets and macrophages. J Lipid Mediat 4 299-308 (1991).
6  Wang, H., Tan, X., Qu, X., et al. Platelet-activating factor (PAF) up-regulates plasma and tissue PAF-acetylhydrolase activity in the rat: Effect of cycloheximide. Pediatr Res 42 597-603 (1997).
7  Sturk, A., Wouter Ten Cate, J., Hosford, D., et al. The synthesis, catabolism, and pathophysiological role of platelet-activating factor. Adv Lipid Res 23 219-276 (1989).

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