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Epoprostenol

"Epoprostenol" 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 prostaglandin that is a powerful vasodilator and inhibits platelet aggregation. It is biosynthesized enzymatically from PROSTAGLANDIN ENDOPEROXIDES in human vascular tissue. The sodium salt has been also used to treat primary pulmonary hypertension (HYPERTENSION, PULMONARY).


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Epoprostenol" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Epoprostenol" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 98 publications over 28 distinct years, with a maximum of 10 publications in 2012
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