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Receptors prostaglandin e

receptors, prostaglandin e

cell surface receptors which bind prostaglandins with a high affinity and trigger intracellular changes which influence the behaviour of cells. Prostaglandin e receptors prefer prostaglandin e2 to other endogenous prostaglandins. They are subdivided into ep1, ep2, and ep3 types based on their effects and their pharmacology.


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Re: What kills (and what saves) a corpus luteum?

... like the time bomb is a positive feedback loop between oxytocin and prostaglandin F2 (PGF2), initiated in the preovulatory follicle. PGF2... ... interferes with the PGF2 loop by blocking the genes which code for the receptors of estradiol and oxytocin; there is also suspected to be a protein ...

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Mon May 05, 2008 4:58 pm
 
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