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Introduction: Eicosanoid

Description of Eicosanoid

Eicosanoid: class of compounds named after and generally derived from C20 fatty acids (eicosanoic acids) that includes prostaglandins, leukotrienes, thromboxanes, and hydroxyeicosatetraenoic acids; they have hormone-like effects mediated by specialized receptors (eicosanoid receptors).
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