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Prostaglandins F MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Prostaglandins F
Tree Number(s)
D10.251.355.255.550.400
D23.469.050.175.725.400
Unique ID
D011460
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011460
Annotation
/chem syn permitted: do not convert to PROSTAGLANDINS F, SYNTHETIC
Scope Note
(9 alpha,11 alpha,13E,15S)-9,11,15-Trihydroxyprost-13-en-1-oic acid (PGF(1 alpha)); (5Z,9 alpha,11,alpha,13E,15S)-9,11,15-trihydroxyprosta-5,13-dien-1-oic acid (PGF(2 alpha)); (5Z,9 alpha,11 alpha,13E,15S,17Z)-9,11,15-trihydroxyprosta-5,13,17-trien-1-oic acid (PGF(3 alpha)). A family of prostaglandins that includes three of the six naturally occurring prostaglandins. All naturally occurring PGF have an alpha configuration at the 9-carbon position. They stimulate uterine and bronchial smooth muscle and are often used as oxytocics.
Entry Term(s)
PGF
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
QU 91
Previous Indexing
Prostaglandins (1966-1974)
Public MeSH Note
75
History Note
75
Entry Combination
analogs & derivatives:Prostaglandins F, Synthetic
Date Established
1975/09/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/11
Revision Date
2016/06/28
Prostaglandins F Preferred
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