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Eicosanoid - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - 0 views

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    In biochemistry, eicosanoids are signaling molecules derived from omega-3 (ω-3) or omega-6 (ω-6) fats. They exert complex control over many bodily systems, especially in inflammation, immunity and as messengers in the central nervous system. The network
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Cyclooxygenase - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - 0 views

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    Cyclooxygenase (COX) is an enzyme (EC 1.14.99.1) that is responsible for formation of important biological mediators called prostanoids (including prostaglandins, prostacyclin and thromboxane). Pharmacological inhibition of COX can provide relief from the
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Arachidonate 5-lipoxygenase - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - 0 views

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    Arachidonate 5-lipoxygenase (5-lipoxygenase, 5-LO, 5-LOX or Alox5), which transforms EFAs into leukotrienes, is a current target for pharmaceutical intervention in a number of diseases. 5-LO is a target for pharmaceutical intervention in CAD.
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Arachidonic acid - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - 0 views

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    Arachidonic acid (AA) is an omega-6 fatty acid 20:4(ω-6). It is the counterpart to the saturated arachidic acid found in peanut oil, Arachidonic acid is a polyunsaturated fatty acid that is present in the phospholipids (especially phosphatidylethanolamin
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Eicosapentaenoic acid - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - 0 views

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    Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA or also icosapentaenoic acid) is an omega-3 fatty acid. In physiological literature, it is given the name 20:5(n-3). It also has the trivial name timnodonic acid. Chemically, EPA is a carboxylic acid with a 20-carbon chain and f
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Essential fatty acid interactions - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - 0 views

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    The actions of the ω-3 and ω-6 essential fatty acids (EFAs) are best characterized by their interactions; they cannot be understood separately.
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