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Compound Summary for: CID 5280497

Thromboxane A2

Also known as: TXA2; TXA-2; Rabbit aorta contracting substance; Thromboxa-5,13-dien-1-oic acid, 9,11-epoxy-15-hydroxy-, (5Z,9alpha,11alpha,13E,15S)-
Molecular Formula: C20H32O5   Molecular Weight: 352.46508   InChIKey: DSNBHJFQCNUKMA-SCKDECHMSA-N
An unstable intermediate between the prostaglandin endoperoxides and thromboxane B2. The compound has a bicyclic oxaneoxetane structure. It is a potent inducer of platelet aggregation and causes vasoconstriction. It is the principal component of rabbit aorta contracting substance (RCS).   From: MeSH
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