1-Oleoyl-2-hydroxy-sn-glycero-3-PE is a naturally-occurring lysophospholipid and an analog of plasmalogen lysophosphatidylethanolamine. 1-Oleoyl-2-hydroxy-sn-glycero-3-PE has been shown to be a potential biomarker for insulin resistance, as it is found in higher concentrations in the blood of insulin-resistant individuals. 1-Oleoyl-2-hydroxy-sn-glycero-3-PE also has an inhibitory effect on insulin sensitivity, and may be important in the development of diabetes. Reagent grade, for research use only.
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