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Thromboxane A2 MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Thromboxane A2
Tree Number(s)
D10.251.355.255.100.825.800
D10.251.355.310.166.971.800
Unique ID
D013928
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013928
Annotation
/biosyn /‌physiol permitted
Scope Note
An unstable intermediate between the prostaglandin endoperoxides and thromboxane B2. The compound has a bicyclic oxaneoxetane structure. It is a potent inducer of platelet aggregation and causes vasoconstriction. It is the principal component of rabbit aorta contracting substance (RCS).
Entry Term(s)
Rabbit Aorta Contracting Substance
Registry Number
57576-52-0
CAS Type 1 Name
Thromboxa-5,13-dien-1-oic acid, 9,11-epoxy-15-hydroxy-, (5Z,9alpha,11alpha,13E,15S)-
NLM Classification #
QU 90
Previous Indexing
Fatty Acids, Unsaturated (1973-1974)
Hydroxy Acids (1975-1977)
Pyrans (1966-1977)
Public MeSH Note
86; was see under THROMBOXANES 1978-85
History Note
86(78); was see under THROMBOXANES 1978-85
Date Established
1986/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/05/23
Revision Date
2015/06/23
Thromboxane A2 Preferred
Rabbit Aorta Contracting Substance Broader
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