endoperoxide


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endoperoxide

[‚en·dō·pə′räk‚sīd]
(biochemistry)
Any of various intermediates in the biosynthesis of prostaglandins.
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This metal is present in large excess bound to hemoglobin in erythrocytes and fosters the cleavage of artemisinin's endoperoxide bridge in a Fenton-type chemical reaction.
3 days earlier than for F32-TEM depending on the endoperoxide and concentration (Table 3; online Technical Appendix Figure 2).
Ifetroban is a pharmacological antagonist of the thromboxane A2 / prostaglandin endoperoxide receptor (TPR).
Resistance has emerged to all the classes of antimalarial drugs except artemisinin, an endoperoxide antimalarial drug derived as the active component of Artemisia annua, a herbal remedy used in Chinese folk medicine for 2000 years "qinghaosu" (6-9).
Hydrogen peroxide induces spawning in mollusks, with activation of prostaglandin endoperoxide synthetase.
The endoperoxide OZ439, currently in Phase II clinical trials, and a new 8-aminoquinoline, NPC-1161B, also demonstrated transmission-blocking potential.
However, some studies have also reported that artemisinins endoperoxide cleavage do not require activation by heme iron [46,30].
Effects of interleukin-4 on the expression and activity of prostaglandin endoperoxide H synthase-2 in amnionderived WISH cells.
Role of prostaglandin endoperoxide PGG2 in inflammatory processes.
Smith WL, Dewitt DL: Prostaglandin endoperoxide H synthases-1 and -2.
Aspirin inhibition and acetylation of the plant cytochrome P450, allene oxide synthase, resembles that of animal prostaglandin endoperoxide H synthase.