Cox-1


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  • noun

Synonyms for Cox-1

an enzyme that regulates prostaglandins that are important for the health of the stomach lining and kidneys

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Moreover, acetaminophen doesn't seem to inhibit COX-1 or COX-2.
Simmons, a biochemist at Brigham Young University, and his colleagues found that the COX-1 enzyme has three variants.
During the 1970s it became apparent that multiple COX isoenzymes may exist and this led to the eventual cloning of COX-1 and COX-2 in the 1990s.
The two suppressed enzymes, COX-1 and COX-2, appear in colon tumors in rodents as well as humans.
Belonging to a class of medications called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, COX-2 inhibitors were developed in the late 1990s as an alternative to another group of medications called nonspecific NSAIDS, which inhibit the production of COX-2 along with the enzyme Cyclooxygenase-1, or COX-1.