"Cyclooxygenase 2" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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An inducibly-expressed subtype of prostaglandin-endoperoxide synthase. It plays an important role in many cellular processes and INFLAMMATION. It is the target of COX2 INHIBITORS.
- Cyclooxygenase 2
- Cyclo-Oxygenase II
- Cyclo Oxygenase II
- Prostaglandin H Synthase-2
- Prostaglandin H Synthase 2
- COX-2 Prostaglandin Synthase
- COX 2 Prostaglandin Synthase
- Prostaglandin Synthase, COX-2
- Synthase, COX-2 Prostaglandin
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