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Prostaglandins

"Prostaglandins" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

MeSH information
A group of compounds derived from unsaturated 20-carbon fatty acids, primarily arachidonic acid, via the cyclooxygenase pathway. They are extremely potent mediators of a diverse group of physiological processes.


publications
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Prostaglandins" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Prostaglandins" was a major or minor topic of these publication.