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Moncada S, Gryglewski R, Bunting S & Vane J R. An enzyme isolated from arteries transforms prostaglandin endoperoxides to an unstable substance that inhibits platelet aggregation. Nature 263:663-5, 1976

@inproceedings{Samuelsson2004MoncadaSG,
  title={Moncada S, Gryglewski R, Bunting S \& Vane J R. An enzyme isolated from arteries transforms prostaglandin endoperoxides to an unstable substance that inhibits platelet aggregation. Nature 263:663-5, 1976},
  author={Bengt Bertil Samuelsson},
  year={2004}
}
“The period comprising the summer, autumn, and winter of 1975/1976 was one of the most exciting times in the life of our laboratory’ in Beckenham. We had been chiefly dedicated to work on inflammation for several of the preceding years, but in July 1976 at the International Congress on Prostaglandins in Florence, Bengt Samuelsson announced the structure of the elusive rabbit aorta contracting substance (RCS) described by Piper and John Vane in 1969. That compound, which was released from lungs… Expand