Arachidonic acid 5-hydroperoxide

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Arachidonic acid 5-hydroperoxide
5-Hydroperoxyeicosatetraenoic acid.svg
CAS number 74581-83-2
PubChem 5280778
ChemSpider 4446295 YesY
MeSH Arachidonic+acid+5-hydroperoxide
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Molecular formula C20H32O4
Molar mass 336.466 g/mol
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Arachidonic acid 5-hydroperoxide (5-hydroperoxyeicosatetraenoic acid, 5-HPETE) is an intermediate in the production of leukotriene A4, 5-Hydroxyicosatetraenoic acid and 5-oxo-eicosatetraenoic acid from arachidonic acid.

It is produced by arachidonate 5-lipoxygenase.

Eicosanoid synthesis.