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Thromboxane B2
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Identifiers
CAS number 54397-85-2
PubChem 5283137
MeSH Thromboxane+B2
Properties
Molecular formula C20H34O6
Molar mass 370.48 g/mol
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
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Thromboxane B2 is an inactive metabolite/product of thromboxane A2. It is almost completely cleared in the urine.

It itself is not involved in platelet activation and aggregation in case of a wound, but its precursor, thromboxane A2, is. Thromboxane A2 synthesis is the target of the drug aspirin, which inhibits the COX-1 enzyme (the source of thromboxane A2 in platelets). [1]

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