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Term:
prostaglandin metabolic process (GO:0006693)
Annotations: Rat: (56) Mouse: (53) Human: (52) Chinchilla: (38) Bonobo: (42) Dog: (45) Squirrel: (37) Pig: (44)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
prostaglandin metabolic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways involving prostaglandins, any of a group of biologically active metabolites which contain a cyclopentane ring due to the formation of a bond between two carbons of a fatty acid. They have a wide range of biological activities.
prostanoid biosynthetic process +   
prostanoid catabolic process +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: prostaglandin metabolism
Definition Sources: ISBN:0198506732

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