"Prostaglandin D2" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The principal cyclooxygenase metabolite of arachidonic acid. It is released upon activation of mast cells and is also synthesized by alveolar macrophages. Among its many biological actions, the most important are its bronchoconstrictor, platelet-activating-factor-inhibitory, and cytotoxic effects.
- Prostaglandin D2
- D2, Prostaglandin
- 11-Dehydroprostaglandin F2 alpha
- 11 Dehydroprostaglandin F2 alpha
- F2 alpha, 11-Dehydroprostaglandin
- alpha, 11-Dehydroprostaglandin F2
- 11-Dehydroprostaglandin F2alpha
- 11 Dehydroprostaglandin F2alpha
- F2alpha, 11-Dehydroprostaglandin
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