leukotriene

(from the article `chemical compound`) ...which are present in nearly all mammalian organs and have significant physiological and pharmacological properties; the related thromboxanes, ... ...the skin and mucosa), where they synthesize and store histamine, a natural modulator of the inflammatory response. When aggravated, basophils ... ...
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leukotriene

(loo″ko-tri┬┤ēn) any of a group of compounds derived from unsaturated fatty acids, primarily arachidonic acid, that are extremely potent mediators of immediate hypersensitivity reactions and inflammation, producing smooth muscle contraction, especially bronchoconstriction, increased vascular permeability...
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leukotriene

Any of a group of hormonesderived from arachidonate (arachidonic acid).They are thought to mediate the allergic response that causes lungconstriction and muscle contraction in asthma. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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Leukotriene

Leukotriene: One of a group of hormones that cause the symptoms of hayfever and asthma. Derived from arachidonic acid, the leukotrienes act by mediating immediate hypersensitivity. Leukotriene modifiers that prevent the production or action of leukotrienes are used to treat hayfever and asthma.
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leukotriene

Substances derived from arachidonic acid in cell membranes that mediate allergic responses.
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