"Thromboxane A2" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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).
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