"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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Below are the most recent publications written about "Prostaglandin D2" by people in Profiles.
Tuft Cells Play Critical Roles in the Heterogeneity and Epithelial Plasticity in Pancreatic Cancer Initiation and Progression. Gastroenterology. 2020 11; 159(5):1657-1659.
Tuft Cells Inhibit Pancreatic Tumorigenesis in Mice by Producing Prostaglandin D2. Gastroenterology. 2020 11; 159(5):1866-1881.e8.
AKR1C2 and AKR1C3 mediated prostaglandin D2 metabolism augments the PI3K/Akt proliferative signaling pathway in human prostate cancer cells. Mol Cell Endocrinol. 2008 Jul 16; 289(1-2):60-6.