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Thromboxanes MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Thromboxanes
Tree Number(s)
D10.251.355.255.100.825
D10.251.355.310.166.971
Unique ID
D013931
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013931
Scope Note
Physiologically active compounds found in many organs of the body. They are formed in vivo from the prostaglandin endoperoxides and cause platelet aggregation, contraction of arteries, and other biological effects. Thromboxanes are important mediators of the actions of polyunsaturated fatty acids transformed by cyclooxygenase.
Entry Term(s)
Thromboxane
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Fatty Acids, Unsaturated (1973-1974)
Hydroxy Acids (1975-1977)
Pyrans (1966-1977)
See Also
Receptors, Thromboxane
Public MeSH Note
78
History Note
78
Date Established
1978/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/05/23
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Thromboxanes Preferred
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