Involvement of Prostaglandins in the Pathophysiology of Endometriosis

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Prostaglandins (PGs), thromboxanes (TXs) and leukotrienes (LTs) collectively called eicosanoids, are cyclooxygenase (COX) and lipoxygenase (LOX) products. Prostanoids, PGs and TXs, are known effectors of a wide range of actions in most cells and tissues. They have been described to be involved in muscle contraction and relaxation, neurotransmitter release… (More)

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