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Prostaglandins E MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Prostaglandins E
Tree Number(s)
D10.251.355.255.550.250
D23.469.050.175.725.250
Unique ID
D011458
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011458
Annotation
/chem syn permitted: do not convert to PROSTAGLANDINS E, SYNTHETIC
Scope Note
(11 alpha,13E,15S)-11,15-Dihydroxy-9-oxoprost-13-en-1-oic acid (PGE(1)); (5Z,11 alpha,13E,15S)-11,15-dihydroxy-9-oxoprosta-5,13-dien-1-oic acid (PGE(2)); and (5Z,11 alpha,13E,15S,17Z)-11,15-dihydroxy-9-oxoprosta-5,13,17-trien-1-oic acid (PGE(3)). Three of the six naturally occurring prostaglandins. They are considered primary in that no one is derived from another in living organisms. Originally isolated from sheep seminal fluid and vesicles, they are found in many organs and tissues and play a major role in mediating various physiological activities.
Entry Term(s)
PGE
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
QU 91
Previous Indexing
Prostaglandins (1966-1974)
Public MeSH Note
75
History Note
75
Entry Combination
analogs & derivatives:Prostaglandins E, Synthetic
Date Established
1975/09/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/11
Revision Date
2016/06/28
Prostaglandins E Preferred
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