COX-1


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COX-1

(kŏks′wŭn′)
n.
One of two isoenzymes that catalyze the conversion of arachidonic acid into prostaglandins. It is present in cells throughout the body and is inhibited by NSAIDs.
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COX-1

Cyclooxygenase-1 A constitutive enzyme that converts arachidonic acid into prostaglandins–eg, PGE2, a key player in inflammation; it protects the GI tract, kidneys, and platelets; it is induced by injury
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After blocking with a solution of 5% skim milk for 1.5 h at room temperature, the membranes were incubated overnight with a specific monoclonal COX-1 or COX-2 antibody at 4[degrees]C and an anti-mouse IgG of COX-1 or anti-COX-2 (Sigma-Aldrich, USA, dilution 1/10000) for 1.5 h, respectively.
However, the pitfall for such conventional drugs has been obvious --they block both COX-1 and COX2, and they also lead to a persistent "rebound effect" on pro-inflammatory factors.
In 2005 the FDA issued a Public Health Advisory informing prescribes to "use the lowest effective dose for the shortest duration consistent with individual patient treatment goals." (17) Whereas attempts have been made to mitigate the risk of NSAIDs through enteric coating, pro-drug formulations, agents with less selectivity for COX-1 and combination products to reduce upper GI complications, none of these approaches has provided an overall dose reduction in the formulation of NSAIDs.
After a preliminary screening, the red wines were diluted in ratio 1: 9 in water to reach the final concentration of 5 mL/L and white wines were tested undiluted resulting in a concentration of 50 mL/L for the COX-1 and COX-2 assays.
To further explore the structural characters of the COX-1/COX-2-alpha-Patchouli alcohol isomer complexes, molecular docking, molecular dynamics simulations, and MM-PBSA (molecular mechanical and poisson born/surface accessible) binding-free-energy calculations were performed on COX-1 and COX-2 systems in complexes with alpha-Patchouli alcohol isomers (CID442384, CID521903, CID6432585, CID3080622, CID10955174, and CID56928117).
A COX-1 desempenha um papel importante na manutencao das funcoes normais em nivel vascular, gastrico e renal, catalisando a formacao de prostanoides de protecao.
Older NSAIDs include drugs like Naprosyn, which inhibits mostly COX-1; Advil, which inhibits COX-1 and COX-2; and Voltaren and Mobic, which mostly inhibit COX-2.
Within the vascular lumen, COX-1 and COX-2 play an important role in the interaction between platelets and endothelial cells and in thrombogenesis.
Blocking the COX-2 enzyme relieves inflammation and pain, but blocking COX-1 can increase the risk of stomach ulcers and bleeding.