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Eicosanoids

Known as: icosanoid, Icosanoids, Eicosanoid 
A class of compounds named after and generally derived from C20 fatty acids (EICOSANOIC ACIDS) that includes PROSTAGLANDINS; LEUKOTRIENES… Expand
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Review
2015
Review
2015
Controlled immune responses to infection and injury involve complex molecular signalling networks with coordinated and often… Expand
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Review
2010
Review
2010
Eicosanoids, including prostaglandins and leukotrienes, are biologically active lipids that have been implicated in various… Expand
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Review
2001
Review
2001
  • C. Funk
  • Science
  • 2001
  • Corpus ID: 12564549
Prostaglandins and leukotrienes are potent eicosanoid lipid mediators derived from phospholipase-released arachidonic acid that… Expand
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
The epoxyeicosatrienoic acids (EETs) are products of cytochrome P450 epoxygenases that have vasodilatory properties similar to… Expand
Review
1999
Review
1999
I. Introduction II. Molecular Aspects A. PPAR isotypes: identity, genomic organization and chromosomal localization B. DNA… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors (PPARs) are nuclear hormone receptors controlling the expression of genes involved in… Expand
Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors (PPARs) are nuclear hormone receptors that regulate gene transcription in response to… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Aspirin [acetylsalicylic acid (ASA)], along with its analgesic-antipyretic uses, is now also being considered for cardiovascular… Expand
Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Eicosanoids may participate in colon carcinogenesis, as evidenced from work in animal tumor models showing prevention of colon… Expand
Review
1989
Review
1989
  • W. Smith
  • The Biochemical journal
  • 1989
  • Corpus ID: 30182601
Low dosages of aspirin [1,2] and ingestion of certain fish oils [3-6] have recently been touted as having some value in… Expand
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