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Eicosanoids

"Eicosanoids" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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A 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 (RECEPTORS, EICOSANOID).


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Eicosanoids" by people in this website by year, and whether "Eicosanoids" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 11 publications over 11 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 1989 and 1992 and 1993 and 1996 and 1997 and 1998 and 1999 and 2002 and 2004 and 2006 and 2008
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