endoperoxide
noun Date: 1962 any of various biosynthetic intermediates in the formation of prostaglandins

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  • Endoperoxide — Un endoperoxide est une molécule hétérocyclique contenant un résidu peroxyde O O dans son cycle. Dans la voie de synthèse de la prostaglandine H2, un endoperoxide est synthétisé par cyclo oxygénases (COX1 et COX2) à partir de l acide… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • endoperoxide — noun Any heterocycle containing a peroxide O O residue in the ring; found especially in certain intermediates in prostaglandin biosynthesis …   Wiktionary

  • endoperoxide — A peroxide (–O–O–) group that bridges two atoms that are both parts of a larger molecule. * * * en·do·per·ox·ide pə räk .sīd n any of various biosynthetic intermediates in the formation of prostaglandins * * * en·do·per·ox·ide (en″do… …   Medical dictionary

  • endoperoxide — en·do·peroxide …   English syllables

  • endoperoxide — ˌ noun Etymology: end + peroxide : any of various biosynthetic intermediates in the formation of prostaglandins …   Useful english dictionary

  • endoperoxide-D-isomerase — en·do·per·ox·ide D isom·er·ase (en″do pə rokґsīd i somґə rās) prostaglandin D synthase …   Medical dictionary

  • endoperoxide-E-isomerase — en·do·per·ox·ide E isom·er·ase (en″do pə rokґsīd i somґə rās) prostaglandin E synthase …   Medical dictionary

  • endoperoxide reductase — en·do·per·ox·ide re·duc·tase (en″do pə rokґsīd re dukґtās) an enzyme of the oxidoreductase class that catalyzes the conversion of the intermediate prostaglandin H2 (PGH2) to prostaglandin F2α(PGF2α). See also… …   Medical dictionary

  • prostaglandin-endoperoxide synthase — pros·ta·glan·din en·do·per·ox·ide syn·thase (pros″tə glanґdin en″do pər okґsīd sinґthās) [EC 1.14.99.1] an enzyme of the oxidoreductase class that has both cyclooxygenase and peroxidase activities, which together… …   Medical dictionary

  • PTGS1 — Prostaglandin endoperoxide synthase 1 (prostaglandin G/H synthase and cyclooxygenase) PDB rendering based on 1diy …   Wikipedia

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