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Cyclooxygenase 2

An inducibly-expressed subtype of prostaglandin-endoperoxide synthase. It plays an important role in many cellular processes and INFLAMMATION. It is the target of COX2 INHIBITORS.

Year introduced: 2006(1996)

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Tree Number(s): D08.811.600.720.750

MeSH Unique ID: D051546

Registry Number: EC

Entry Terms:

  • Cyclo-Oxygenase II
  • Cyclo Oxygenase II
  • PTGS2
  • PGHS-2
  • Prostaglandin H Synthase-2
  • Prostaglandin H Synthase 2
  • COX-2 Prostaglandin Synthase
  • COX 2 Prostaglandin Synthase
  • Prostaglandin Synthase, COX-2
  • Synthase, COX-2 Prostaglandin
  • Cyclooxygenase-2

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