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Keyword - Prostaglandin metabolism (KW-0644)

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Definition

Protein involved in a biochemical reaction with prostaglandins. Prostaglandins are fatty acids composed of 20 carbons with a substituted cyclopentane ring. There are four major classes of prostaglandin, which differ in the position of the double bonds and/or the oxygen substituents on the ring: PGA, PGB, PGE, and PGF. They are found in many mammalian tissues.

Category

Biological process

Gene Ontology

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GOi

prostaglandin metabolic process [ GO:0006693 ]

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Prostaglandin metabolismFatty acid metabolismLipid metabolismBiological process
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