E2 alpha, Prostaglandin
Prosta-5,13-dien-1-oic acid, 11,15-dihydroxy-9-oxo-, (5Z,11alpha,13E,15S)-
Prostaglandin E2 alpha
alpha, Prostaglandin E2
The most common and most biologically active of the mammalian prostaglandins. It exhibits most biological activities characteristic of prostaglandins and has been used extensively as an oxytocic agent. The compound also displays a protective effect on the intestinal mucosa.