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Prostaglandin-f synthase

prostaglandin-F synthase

(Science: enzyme) catalyses conversion of pgd2 to pgf2alpha; also converts pgh2 to pgf2alpha

Registry number: EC

Synonym: pgd2 11-keto reductase, pgf synthetase, pgf synthase, prostaglandin d2-nADPH-dependent ketoreductase, prostaglandin f synthetase, pgf2alpha synthase, prostaglandin d2 11-keto reductase

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... caused by the release in some special cases of paracrine hormones named prostaglandines. These hormones then trigger the physiological state of pain. ... prostaglandin synthesis, named cyclooxigenase(COX) or prostaglandin H2 synthase more formally. However, you need to understand that prostaglandins ...

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