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Thromboxane A2

"Thromboxane A2" 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.

An unstable intermediate between the prostaglandin endoperoxides and thromboxane B2. The compound has a bicyclic oxaneoxetane structure. It is a potent inducer of platelet aggregation and causes vasoconstriction. It is the principal component of rabbit aorta contracting substance (RCS).


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Thromboxane A2" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Thromboxane A2" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 59 publications over 23 distinct years, with a maximum of 6 publications in 1994 and 1997
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