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Prostaglandins

Prostaglandins: Introduction

Prostaglandins: are potent but have a short half life. They cause constriction or dilation in the vascular smooth cells, aggregation of platelets and also regulate the calcium movement. See detailed information below for a list of 0 causes of Prostaglandins, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Definitions of Prostaglandins:

A group of compounds derived from unsaturated 20-carbon fatty acids, primarily arachidonic acid, via the cyclooxygenase pathway. They are extremely potent mediators of a diverse group of physiological processes.
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What are the alternative names for Prostaglandins:

Prostanoids
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Medical Conditions associated with Prostaglandins:

Endocrine symptoms (217 causes), Blood vessel symptoms (480 causes), Blood symptoms (2297 causes), Circulation symptoms (1579 causes), Abnormal blood test symptoms (1538 causes)

Symptoms related to Prostaglandins:

Constriction or dilation in the vascular smooth cells, Aggregation of platelets and also regulate the calcium movement

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