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Chemical Thromboxanes

Name Thromboxanes
Definition Physiologically active compounds found in many organs of the body. They are formed in vivo from the prostaglandin endoperoxides and cause platelet aggregation, contraction of arteries, and other biological effects. Thromboxanes are important mediators of the actions of polyunsaturated fatty acids transformed by cyclooxygenase.
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MeSH® ID D013931
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1. ChemicalsLipids Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Fatty Acids Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Fatty Acids, Unsaturated Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Eicosanoids Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Arachidonic Acids Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Thromboxanes Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references
2. ChemicalsLipids Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Fatty Acids Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Fatty Acids, Unsaturated Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Fatty Acids, Essential Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Arachidonic Acids Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Thromboxanes Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references

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Thromboxanes Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references
  2,3,4,5-tetranorthromboxane B1
  2,3-dinorthromboxane B1
View node Thromboxane A2 Has associated genes Has associated diseases
  thromboxane A3
View node Thromboxane B2 Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references
  thromboxane B3