Cox-2 inhibitor

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an anti-inflammatory drug that fights pain and blocks Cox-2 activity without impeding the activity of Cox-1

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I will give you four thousand pounds for a quarter share," Da Souza said.
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Although COX-2 selectivity is a likely contributor to the higher CV risk seen with NSAID use, it is not the only factor, given that a higher CV risk has been seen with both coxibs as well as tNSAIDs.
It's well-known that COX-2 selectivity is generated by one amino acid substitution of isoleucine at position 523 in COX-1 with valine in COX-2, while the smaller Val523 residue in COX-2 opens up an 17% extra space, namely side pocket in the enzyme, which allows large molecules to pass into the entrance of COX-2 channel (Gierse et al.