Arachidonic acid 5-hydroperoxide


Arachidonic acid 5-hydroperoxide

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CASNo=74581-83-2
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MeSHName=Arachidonic+acid+5-hydroperoxide

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Formula=C20H32O4
MolarMass=336.466 g/mol
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Arachidonic acid 5-hydroperoxide (5-hydroperoxyeicosatetraenoic acid, 5-HPETE) is an intermediate in the production of leukotriene A4 from arachidonic acid.

It is produced by arachidonate 5-lipoxygenase.


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