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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 16 publications over 12 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2010
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