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Descriptor English:   Prostaglandins 
Descriptor Spanish:   Prostaglandinas 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Prostaglandinas 
Synonyms English:   Prostanoids  
Tree Number:   D10.251.355.255.550
Definition English:   A group of compounds derived from unsaturated 20-carbon fatty acids, primarily arachidonic acid, via the cyclooxygenase pathway. They are extremely potent mediators of a diverse group of physiological processes. 
Indexing Annotation English:   general or unspecified; prefer specifics; /chem syn: do not convert to PROSTAGLANDINS, SYNTHETIC
Entry Combination - descr/qualif English:   Prostaglandins/analogs & derivatives use Prostaglandins, Synthetic
Prostaglandins/antagonists & inhibitors use Prostaglandin Antagonists
See Related English:   Prostaglandin Antagonists
Receptors, Prostaglandin
History Note English:   66(63) 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AD administration & dosage AE adverse effects
AG agonists AN analysis
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:   27774 
Unique Identifier:   D011453 

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