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Descriptor in English: Eicosanoids
Descriptor in Spanish: Eicosanoides
Descriptor in Portuguese: Eicosanoides
Descriptor in French: Éicosanoïdes
Entry term(s): Icosanoids
Tree number(s): D10.251.355.255
D23.469.050.175
Scope note: 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).
Annotation: GEN or unspecified; prefer specifics
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
History Note: 90
See also the descriptors: Receptors, Eicosanoid MeSH
DeCS UI: 24616
Descriptor UI: D015777
Date Established: 1990/01/01
Date of Entry: 1989/05/15
Revision Date: 2015/06/18
Eicosanoids - Preferred
Concept UI M0024172
Scope note 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).
Preferred term Eicosanoids
Entry term(s) Icosanoids



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