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Prostaglandins

Known as: prostoglandin agent, PG, prostanoid 
One of several hormone-like substances made by the body. Different PGs control blood pressure, contraction of smooth muscles, and other processes… Expand
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Review
2011
Review
2011
Prostaglandins are lipid autacoids derived from arachidonic acid. They both sustain homeostatic functions and mediate pathogenic… Expand
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Prostaglandins are potent lipid molecules that affect key aspects of immunity. The original view of prostaglandins was that they… 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
2000
Highly Cited
2000
NF-κB is a critical activator of genes involved in inflammation and immunity. Pro-inflammatory cytokines activate the IκB kinase… 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
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Astrocytes in the brain form an intimately associated network with neurons. They respond to neuronal activity and synaptically… Expand
Review
1996
Review
1996
Prostaglandin endoperoxide H synthases (PGHSs) catalyze the conversion of arachidonic acid and O2 to PGH2, the committed step in… Expand
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
1. Oxygen is a toxic gas - an introductionto oxygen toxicity and reactive species 2. The chemistry of free radicals and related… Expand
Highly Cited
1976
Highly Cited
1976
Microsomes prepared from rabbit or pig aortas transformed endoperoxides (PGG2 or PGH2) to an unstable substance (PGX) that… Expand
Highly Cited
1971
Highly Cited
1971
  • J. Vane
  • Nature: New biology
  • 1971
  • Corpus ID: 19514782
Experiments with guinea-pig lung suggest that some of the therapeutic effects of sodium salicylate and aspirin-like drugs are due… Expand