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Cyclooxygenase 2 MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Cyclooxygenase 2
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.600.720.750
Unique ID
D051546
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D051546
Scope Note
An inducibly-expressed subtype of prostaglandin-endoperoxide synthase. It plays an important role in many cellular processes and INFLAMMATION. It is the target of COX2 INHIBITORS.
Entry Term(s)
COX-2 Prostaglandin Synthase
Cyclo-Oxygenase II
Cyclooxygenase-2
PGHS-2
PTGS2
Prostaglandin H Synthase-2
Registry Number
EC 1.14.99.1
Public MeSH Note
2006; CYCLOOXYGENASE 2 was indexed under ISOENZYMES, under PEROXIDASES & PROSTAGLANDIN-ENDOPEROXIDE SYNTHASE 1996-2005
History Note
2006(1996)
Entry Combination
antagonists & inhibitors:Cyclooxygenase 2 Inhibitors
Date Established
2006/01/01
Date of Entry
2005/06/30
Cyclooxygenase 2 Preferred
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