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Compound Summary for: CID 448457

Prostaglandin D2

Also known as: PGD2, 11-Dehydroprostaglandin F2-alpha, 11-Dehydroprostaglandin F2alpha, BRN 2170623, [3H]PGD2, CHEBI:15555
Molecular Formula: C20H32O5   Molecular Weight: 352.46508   InChIKey: BHMBVRSPMRCCGG-OUTUXVNYSA-N
The principal cyclooxygenase metabolite of arachidonic acid. It is released upon activation of mast cells and is also synthesized by alveolar macrophages. Among its many biological actions, the most important are its bronchoconstrictor, platelet-activating-factor-inhibitory, and cytotoxic effects.   From: MeSH
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