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Prostaglandin H2
Prostaglandin H2 skeletal.svg
CAS number 42935-17-1
PubChem 1035
MeSH Prostaglandin+H2
Molecular formula C20H32O5
Molar mass 352.465 g/mol
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
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Prostaglandin H2 is a type of Prostaglandin which is derived from arachidonic acid and is a precursor for many other biologically significant molecules:

Eicosanoid synthesis. (Prostaglandin H2 near center.)
Figure 1: Synthetic pathways from PGH2 (the parent compound) to prostaglandins, prostacyclin and thromboxanes.

It is acted upon by:



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