1-Palmitoyl-2-oleoyl-sn-glycero-3-(phospho-rac-(1-glycerol))

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Scientific Name: 1-Palmitoyl-2-oleoyl-sn-glycero-3-(phospho-rac-(1-glycerol))
Brand Name: Not Available
Company Owner: Not Available
Mechanism Of Action Palmitoyloleoyl-phosphatidylglycerol reduces interfacial tension at the air/water interfaces in the alveoli [FDA Label]. This prevents the tension from pulling the alveolar membranes inwards which would collapse them and lead to respiratory distress.
Description of the Drug: 1-Palmitoyl-2-oleoyl-sn-glycero-3-(phospho-rac-(1-glycerol) ) is a synthetic lung surfactant used to treat infant respiratory distress syndrome.
Protein Data Bank: Not Available
Source: DrugBank Online – DrugBank.com. Retrieved 2023-01-23 from https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB11331