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Compound Summary for: CID 5282411

Epoprostenol

Also known as: prostacyclin, Flolan, Prostaglandin X, prostaglandin I2, Prostacyclin I2, PGI2, Vasocyclin, UNII-DCR9Z582X0, CHEBI:15552
Molecular Formula: C20H32O5   Molecular Weight: 352.46508   InChIKey: KAQKFAOMNZTLHT-OZUDYXHBSA-N
A prostaglandin that is a powerful vasodilator and inhibits platelet aggregation. It is biosynthesized enzymatically from PROSTAGLANDIN ENDOPEROXIDES in human vascular tissue. The sodium salt has been also used to treat primary pulmonary hypertension (HYPERTENSION, PULMONARY).   From: MeSH
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