Confused and have questions? We’ve got answers.
With Chegg Study
, you can get step-by-step solutions to your questions from an expert in the field. If you rather get 1:1 study help, try 30 minutes of free online tutoring with Chegg Tutors
From Biology-Online Dictionary
(Science: chemical) a prostaglandin that is biosynthesised enzymatically from prostaglandin endoperoxides in human vascular tissue. It is a potent inhibitor of platelet aggregation. The sodium salt has been also used to treat primary pulmonary hypertension.
Pharmacological action: antihypertensive agents, platelet aggregation inhibitors.
chemical name: Prosta-5,13-dien-1-oic acid, 6,9-epoxy-11,15-dihydroxy-, (5Z,9alpha,11alpha,13E,15S)-