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Leukotriene B4 MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Leukotriene B4
Tree Number(s)
D10.251.355.255.100.450.411
D10.251.355.310.166.887.411
D23.469.050.175.450.415
Unique ID
D007975
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007975
Scope Note
The major metabolite in neutrophil polymorphonuclear leukocytes. It stimulates polymorphonuclear cell function (degranulation, formation of oxygen-centered free radicals, arachidonic acid release, and metabolism). (From Dictionary of Prostaglandins and Related Compounds, 1990)
Entry Term(s)
5,12-HETE
5,12-diHETE
LTB4
Leukotriene B
Leukotriene B-4
Leukotrienes B
Registry Number
1HGW4DR56D
Related Numbers
71160-24-2
CAS Type 1 Name
6,8,10,14-Eicosatetraenoic acid, 5,12-dihydroxy-, (S-(R*,S*-(E,Z,E,Z)))-
NLM Classification #
QU 90
Previous Indexing
Arachidonic Acids (1967-1982)
Public MeSH Note
94; was LEUKOTRIENES B 1983-93; LEUKOTRIENE B4 was see LEUKOTRIENES B 1983-93
Online Note
use LEUKOTRIENE B4 to search LEUKOTRIENES B 1983-93
History Note
94; was LEUKOTRIENES B 1983-93; LEUKOTRIENE B4 was see LEUKOTRIENES B 1983-93
Date Established
1983/01/01
Date of Entry
1982/04/30
Revision Date
2015/06/08
Leukotriene B4 Preferred
Leukotrienes B Broader
5,12-diHETE Broader
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