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Synonyms for cyclooxygenase

either of two related enzymes that control the production of prostaglandins and are blocked by aspirin

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Kinetic basis for selective inhibition of cyclo-oxygenases.
Slides were then blocked again and treated with diluted primary antibody (rabbit anti-rat cyclo-oxygenase 2) in PBS.
placebo-treated individuals, suggest that cyclo-oxygenase inhibitors may
NSAIDs inhibit tissue inflammation by inhibiting cyclo-oxygenase (COX) pathway, with a reduction in the synthesis of pro-inflammatory prostaglandins.
Non-Steroidal Anti Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) work by inhibiting the enzyme cyclo-oxygenase (cox) responsible for prostaglandin synthesis.
The physiology and pharmacology of nociception from uterine and cervical stimulation has not been well defined but prostaglandins, requiring the cyclo-oxygenase enzyme for synthesis, are likely to play a significant role.
There are two classes of anti-inflammatory drugs: NSAIDs and cyclo-oxygenase type 2 inhibitor drugs (COX-2s).
vesica leaves, prepared as an aqueous extract, to be a potent endothelial dependant vasodilator acting via mediation of nitric oxide and cyclo-oxygenase products.
Risk of Acute Myocardial Infarction and Sudden Cardiac Death in Patients Treated with Cyclo-Oxygenase 2 Selective and Non-Selective Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs: Nested Case-Control Study, 365 Lancet 475 (2005); Eric J.
Whiteman explains that aspirin blocks a specific enzyme known as cyclo-oxygenase (COX) that plays an important role in the development of some types of skin cancer.
They all inhibit the activity of cyclo-oxygenase, or COX enzymes.
Evidence suggests that there may be a synergistic relationship between AVP receptors and cyclo-oxygenase enzyme during antipyresis, and the presence of AVP may enhance the efficacy of nonsteroidal antipyretic drugs.
THEY home in on an enzyme, cyclo-oxygenase (COX), that appears only at the site of an injury.
This molecule is transformed into PGs via the cyclo-oxygenase enzyme pathway.
Searle discovered and developed Celebra, which blocks the activity of cyclo-oxygenase 2 (Cox-2))-an enzyme responsible for the pain and swelling of the joints associated with arthritis-more selectively than currently available products.