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prostanoid

(pros-ta'noyd),
Denoting having properties of prostaglandins.

prostanoid

/pros·ta·noid/ (pros´tah-noid) any of a group of complex fatty acids derived from arachidonic acid, including the prostaglandins, prostanoic acid, and the thromboxanes.

prostanoid

having the form of a prostaglandin.
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Ageing is associated with impairment of nitric oxide and prostanoid dilator pathways in the human forearm.
Chorionic gonadotrophin regulates CXCR4 expression in human endometrium via E-series prostanoid receptor 2 signalling to PI3K-ERK1/2: Implications for fetal-maternal crosstalk for embryo implantation.
Other milestones in the extension of the prostanoid armamentarium are as follows:
Characterization of the prostanoid receptors mediating constriction and relaxation of human isolated uterine artery.
Effect of the ingestion of Ginkgo biloba extract on platelet aggregation and urinary prostanoid excretion in healthy and Type 2 diabetic subjects.
For patients with either an elevated TRV or an elevated NT-pro-BNP level, the guidelines strongly recommend against pulmonary hypertensive-specific therapies such as prostanoid, endothelin-receptor antagonist, and phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitor therapy.
The mammalian kidney is one of the most active prostaglandin (PG)-producing tissues and PGE2 is the quantitatively dominant prostanoid.
9), (10) Diger taraftan prostanoid reseptorler ve cAMP yolaginin aktive edilmesi ile de duz kas gevcetilir.
6) Unesterified arachidonate is converted via cyclooxygenase (COX)-1 and -2 to PGH2, which is converted to specific prostanoid end products, such as PGE2, PGF2[alpha], PGI2, PGD2, and thromboxane A2.
Follicle stimulating hormone receptor and its messenger ribonucleic acid are present in the bovine cervix and can regulate cervical prostanoid synthesis.
2] in human keratinocytes [19], which may contribute to the decrease of prostanoid production associated with sebum production in sebaceous glands [25,26].
However, these drugs also suppress a prostanoid that helps protect the heart, and in 2004 Vioxx was withdrawn from the market due to an excess of cardiovascular events noted in long-term users.