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The most common and most biologically active of the mammalian prostaglandins. It exhibits most biological activities characteristic of prostaglandins and has been used extensively as an oxytocic agent. The compound also displays a protective effect on the intestinal mucosa.

Year introduced: 1989

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Tree Number(s): D10.251.355.255.550.250.200, D23.469.050.175.725.250.200

MeSH Unique ID: D015232

Registry Number: K7Q1JQR04M

Entry Terms:

  • PGE2 alpha
  • alpha, PGE2
  • PGE2alpha
  • Prostaglandin E2
  • E2, Prostaglandin
  • Prostaglandin E2 alpha
  • alpha, Prostaglandin E2
  • E2 alpha, Prostaglandin
  • Prostaglandin E2alpha
  • E2alpha, Prostaglandin
  • PGE2
  • Prepidil Gel
  • Gel, Prepidil
  • Prostenon

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