Prostaglandin H2

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Prostaglandin H2
Prostaglandin H2 skeletal.svg
42935-17-1 N
ChEBI CHEBI:15554 YesY
ChemSpider 392800 YesY
Jmol-3D images Image
MeSH Prostaglandin+H2
PubChem 445049
Molar mass 352.465 g/mol
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Prostaglandin H2 is a type of prostaglandin derived from arachidonic acid and a precursor for many other biologically significant molecules.

Eicosanoid synthesis - prostaglandin H2 near center

It is acted upon by:

It rearranges non-enzymatically to:

Figure 1: Synthetic pathways from PGH2 (the parent compound) to prostaglandins, prostacyclin and thromboxanes