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Receptors, Prostaglandin

"Receptors, Prostaglandin" 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.

Cell surface receptors that bind prostaglandins with high affinity and trigger intracellular changes which influence the behavior of cells. Prostaglandin receptor subtypes have been tentatively named according to their relative affinities for the endogenous prostaglandins. They include those which prefer prostaglandin D2 (DP receptors), prostaglandin E2 (EP1, EP2, and EP3 receptors), prostaglandin F2-alpha (FP receptors), and prostacyclin (IP receptors).


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Receptors, Prostaglandin" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Receptors, Prostaglandin" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 45 publications over 23 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 2004
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.