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Group IV Phospholipases A2 MeSH Descriptor Data 2023

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Group IV Phospholipases A2
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RDF Unique Identifier
/antag: coordinate with PHOSPHOLIPASE A2 INHIBITORS
Scope Note
A cytosolic phospholipase A2 group that plays an important role in the release of free ARACHIDONIC ACID, which in turn is metabolized to PROSTAGLANDINS by the CYCLOOXYGENASE pathway and to LEUKOTRIENES by the 5-LIPOXYGENASE pathway.
Entry Term(s)
Cytosolic Phospholipase A2 alpha
Cytosolic Phospholipase A2 beta
Cytosolic Phospholipase A2 delta
Cytosolic Phospholipase A2 epsilon
Cytosolic Phospholipase A2 gamma
Group IV Cytosolic Phospholipase A2
Group IVA Phospholipase A2
Group IVA Phospholipases A2
Group IVB Phospholipase A2
Group IVB Phospholipases A2
Group IVC Phospholipase A2
Group IVC Phospholipases A2
Group IVD Phospholipase A2
Group IVD Phospholipases A2
Group IVE Phospholipase A2
Group IVE Phospholipases A2
Group IVF Phospholipase A2
Group IVF Phospholipases A2
Phospholipase A(2)alpha
Phospholipase A2 Group IVA
Phospholipase A2 IV
Phospholipase A2, Group IVB
Phospholipase A2, Group IVC
Phospholipase A2, Group IVD
Phospholipase A2, Group IVE
Phospholipase A2, Group IVF
Phospholipase A2-alpha
Phospholipase A2-beta
Phospholipase A2-gamma
Phospholipases A2, Group IV
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Public MeSH Note
2008; GROUP IV PHOSPHOLIPASE A2 was indexed under to PHOSPHOLIPASES A 1997-2007; PHOSPHOLIPASE A2-ALPHA was indexed under PHOSPHOLIPASES A 2000-2007; PHOSPHOLIPASE A2-BETA was indexed under PHOSPHOLIPASES A 1999-2007; PHOSPHOLIPASE A2-GAMMA was indexed under PHOSPHOLIPASES A 1998-2007
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Group IV Phospholipases A2 Preferred
Group IVB Phospholipase A2 Narrower
Group IVC Phospholipase A2 Narrower
Group IVE Phospholipase A2 Narrower
Group IVF Phospholipase A2 Narrower
Group IVA Phospholipase A2 Narrower
Group IVD Phospholipase A2 Narrower
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