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Eicosanoids MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Eicosanoids
Tree Number(s)
D10.251.355.255
D23.469.050.175
Unique ID
D015777
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015777
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics
Scope Note
A class of compounds named after and generally derived from C20 fatty acids (EICOSANOIC ACIDS) that includes PROSTAGLANDINS; LEUKOTRIENES; THROMBOXANES, and HYDROXYEICOSATETRAENOIC ACIDS. They have hormone-like effects mediated by specialized receptors (RECEPTORS, EICOSANOID).
Entry Term(s)
Eicosanoid
Icosanoid
Icosanoids
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
QU 90
Previous Indexing
Arachidonic Acids (1967-1989)
Fatty Acids, Unsaturated (1973-1989)
Leukotrienes (1989)
Prostaglandins (1966-1989)
Thromboxanes (1978-1989)
See Also
Receptors, Eicosanoid
Public MeSH Note
90
History Note
90
Date Established
1990/01/01
Date of Entry
1989/05/15
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Eicosanoids Preferred
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