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Descriptor English:   Eicosanoids 
Descriptor Spanish:   Eicosanoides 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Eicosanoides 
Synonyms English:   Icosanoids  
Tree Number:   D10.251.355.255
Definition English:   A class of compounds named after and generally derived from C20 fatty acids (EICOSANOIC ACIDS) that includes PROSTAGLANDINS; LEUKOTRIENES; THROMBOXANES, and HYDROXYEICOSATETRAENOIC ACIDS. They have hormone-like effects mediated by specialized receptors (RECEPTORS, EICOSANOID). 
Indexing Annotation English:   GEN or unspecified; prefer specifics
See Related English:   Receptors, Eicosanoid
History Note English:   90 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AD administration & dosage AE adverse effects
AG agonists AN analysis
AI antagonists & inhibitors BI biosynthesis
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CS chemical synthesis CH chemistry
CL classification DF deficiency
EC economics GE genetics
HI history IM immunology
IP isolation & purification ME metabolism
PK pharmacokinetics PD pharmacology
PH physiology PO poisoning
RE radiation effects ST standards
SD supply & distribution TU therapeutic use
TO toxicity UR urine
Record Number:   24616 
Unique Identifier:   D015777 

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