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Leukotriene B4

The major metabolite in neutrophil polymorphonuclear leukocytes. It stimulates polymorphonuclear cell function (degranulation, formation of oxygen-centered free radicals, arachidonic acid release, and metabolism). (From Dictionary of Prostaglandins and Related Compounds, 1990)

Year introduced: 1994

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Tree Number(s): D10.251.355.255.100.450.411, D10.251.355.310.166.887.411, D23.469.050.175.450.415

MeSH Unique ID: D007975

Registry Number: 1HGW4DR56D

Entry Terms:

  • Leukotriene B-4
  • B-4, Leukotriene
  • Leukotriene B 4
  • LTB4
  • Leukotrienes B
  • Leukotriene B
  • 5,12-diHETE
  • 5,12 diHETE
  • 5,12-HETE
  • 5,12 HETE

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