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Prostaglandins MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Prostaglandins
Tree Number(s)
D10.251.355.255.550
D23.469.050.175.725
Unique ID
D011453
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011453
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics; /‌chem syn: do not convert to PROSTAGLANDINS, SYNTHETIC
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Prostaglandin
Prostanoid
Prostanoids
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
QU 91
See Also
Prostaglandin Antagonists
Receptors, Prostaglandin
Public MeSH Note
66
History Note
66(63)
Entry Combination
analogs & derivatives:Prostaglandins, Synthetic
antagonists & inhibitors:Prostaglandin Antagonists
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Prostaglandins Preferred
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