icosanoid biosynthetic process

Known as: icosanoid biosynthesis, icosanoid anabolism, icosanoid synthesis 
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of icosanoids, any of a group of C20 polyunsaturated fatty acids. [ISBN:0198506732]
National Institutes of Health

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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Cytosolic phospholipase A2alpha (cPLA2alpha) hydrolyzes arachidonic acid from cellular membrane phospholipids, thereby providing… (More)
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2004
Review
2004
Essential polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) cannot be synthesised in the body and must be ingested by food. A balanced intake of… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Between 1965 and the mid-1980s, investigators laid a durable foundation for understanding the regulated formation and metabolic… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
Previous research suggested that conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) feeding during the period of pubescent mammary gland development… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
In traditional medicine, Ayurveda, several spices and herbs are held to possess medicinal properties. Earlier we have reported… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Intraperitoneal administration of zymosan to mice resulted in marked biosynthesis of eicosanoids and influx of neutrophils with… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Inhibition of eicosanoid formation in larvae of the tobacco hornworm Manduca sexta, using specific inhibitors of phospholipase A2… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
A method combining data on fatty acid composition into subsets is used to illustrate general relative competitive selectivities… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Dietary lipids may influence breast cancer progression and prognosis. The MDA-MB-231 human breast cancer cell line was used to… (More)
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1990
1990
Therapeutic doses of glucocorticoids are thought to inhibit prostaglandin and leukotriene formation in humans. Several studies in… (More)
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