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(Science: pharmacology) Useful generic term for compounds derived from arachidonic acid. Includes leukotrienes, prostacyclin, prostaglandins and thromboxanes.

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Re: molecular mechanism of inflammation

... right now. :wink: there is what i know about general inflammation. you could use a few ideas. but its all about general inflamation only :oops: Eicosanoid biosynthesis begins when cell is activated by mechanical trauma, cytokines, growth factors or other stimuli. (The stimulus may even be an ...

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by jwalin
Mon Jan 18, 2010 9:56 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: molecular mechanism of inflammation
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