OBO ID: CHEBI:141046
Term Name: 16,16-dimethylprostaglandin E2 Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • (5Z,11alpha,13E,15R)-11,15-dihydroxy-16,16-dimethyl-9-oxoprosta-5,13-dien-1-oic acid
  • 16,16-dimethyl Prostaglandin E2
  • 16,16-Dimethyl-pge2
  • 16,16-Dimethyl-prostaglandin E2
  • 9-oxo-11R,15R-dihydroxy-16,16-dimethyl-5Z,13E-prostadienoic acid
  • dmPGE(2)
  • dmPGE2
Definition: A prostanoid that is prostaglandin E2 in which both of the hydrogens at position 16 have been replaced by methyl groups. A synthetic analogue of prostaglandin E2, it is a potent inhibitor of pancreatic function and growth of experimental tumors. It also protects the gastric mucosa, prevents ulceration, and promotes the healing of peptic ulcers.
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Ontology: Chebi
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