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Mary K. Campbell + 2 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305961135

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9th Edition
Mary K. Campbell + 2 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305961135
Chapter 8, Problem 54RE
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RECALL What are the main structural features of prostaglandins?

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The main structural features of prostaglandins are to be provided.

Concept introduction:

The fatty acid is a type of lipid that contains a terminal polar group that is, carboxylic acid and nonpolar hydrocarbon chain.

Arachidonic acid is a fatty acid that contains 20 carbons and four double bonds.

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Prostaglandins are named so because they are produced form the prostate glands and are present in the seminal fluids. Arachidonic acid is a major precursor of prostaglandins. They contain 5-carbon rings and carboxylic acid chains. Each prostaglandin differs from the other in the number and position o...

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