cyclooxygenase


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cyclooxygenase

[‚sī·klō′äks·ə·jə‚nās]
(biochemistry)
An enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of arachidonic acid into prostaglandins.
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Cyclooxygenase-independent Actions of Cyclooxygenase Inhibitors.
Willoughby, Inducible cyclooxygenase may have anti-inflammatory properties, Nature Medicine, 5(6), 698-701 (1999).
cardiovascular effects of the cyclooxygenase inhibitors.
As with all therapies, side effects with cyclooxygenase inhibitors can be expected, and lessons have been learned from the several nonprostaglandin-mediated mechanisms of action of NS-NSAIDs, demonstrated in experimental models.
There was a gradual increase in CD44 and cyclooxygenase 2 expression with increasing RCC nuclear grade.
Cyclooxygenase inhibition: Between the devil and the deep blue sea.
Cyclooxygenase and lipoxygenase metabolite generation in nasal polyps.
Celebra is expected to be the first out of the blocks from a new class of drugs called cox-2 inhibitors, so named because they block the inflammatory enzyme cyclooxygenase.
On behalf of the authors of the article titled, “A Case of Acute Myocardial Infarction Induced by Selective Cyclooxygenase.
Rosaceae), were investigated for cyclooxygenase inhibitory and antioxidant activities.
Cyclooxygenase expression and prostanoid production in pyloric and duodenal mucosae in dogs after administration of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.