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"Eicosanoids" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A class of compounds named after and generally derived from C20 fatty acids (EICOSANOIC ACIDS) that includes PROSTAGLANDINS; LEUKOTRIENES; THROMBOXANES, and HYDROXYEICOSATETRAENOIC ACIDS. They have hormone-like effects mediated by specialized receptors (RECEPTORS, EICOSANOID).

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Eicosanoids" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Eicosanoids" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 154 publications over 29 distinct years, with a maximum of 10 publications in 1990 and 2002 and 2003 and 2011
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