Cyclooxygenase

Cyclooxygenase (COX), officially known as prostaglandin-endoperoxide synthase (PTGS), is an enzyme ({EC_number|1.14.99.1}) that is responsible for formation of important biological mediators called prostanoids, including prostaglandins, prostacyclin and thromboxane. Because the `COX` term is used for the stem symbol for `cytochrome c oxidase` ...
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cyclooxygenase

<enzyme> An enzyme protein complex present in most tissues that catalyses two steps in prostaglandin biosynthesis and produces prostaglandins and thromboxanes from arachidonic acid. ... The cyclooxygenase activity converts arachidonate and 2O2 to prostaglandin G2; the hydroperoxidase activity uses glutathione to convert prostaglandin G2 to pr...
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cyclooxygenase

(si″klo-ok┬┤sә-jәn-ās) an activity of the enzyme prostaglandin endoperoxide synthase.
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cyclooxygenase

Cox noun either of two related enzymes that control the production of prostaglandins and are blocked by aspirin
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cyclooxygenase

(COX) Type: Term Pronunciation: sī′klō-oks′ē-jen-ās Synonyms: prostaglandin endoperoxide synthase
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Cyclooxygenase

Cyclooxygenase: Abbreviated cox. See: Cox-1; Cox-2.
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cyclooxygenase

[n] - either of two related enzymes that control the production of prostaglandins and are blocked by aspirin
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