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EICOSANOIDS

A class of oxygenated, endogenous, unsaturated fatty acids derived from arachidonic acid. They include prostaglandins, leukotrienes, thromboxanes, and hydroxyeicosatetraenoic acid compounds (hete). They are hormone-like substances that act around the site of synthesis without altering functions throughout the body.
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