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Compound Summary for: CID 5280492     Try the new version summary page

Leukotriene B4

Also known as: LTB4; 5,12-Dihete; 5,12-Hete; CHEMBL65061; CHEBI:15647; (5S,6Z,8E,10E,12R,14Z)-5,12-dihydroxyicosa-6,8,10,14-tetraenoic acid
Molecular Formula: C20H32O4   Molecular Weight: 336.46568   InChIKey: VNYSSYRCGWBHLG-AMOLWHMGSA-N
The major metabolite in neutrophil polymorphonuclear leukocytes. It stimulates polymorphonuclear cell function (degranulation, formation of oxygen-centered free radicals, arachidonic acid release, and metabolism). (From Dictionary of Prostaglandins and Related Compounds, 1990)   From: MeSH
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