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Prostaglandins and Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs

  • S. H. Ferreira
Part of the NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (NSSA, volume 13)

Abstract

The chemical aspects of the inhibition of the synthesis of prostaglandins by non-steroidal antiinflammatory agents have been amply discussed in other papers in this volume. We shall be mainly concerned with those aspects which are relevant to the discussion of the hypothesis which proposes the inhibition of prostaglandin synthesis as the mechanism of action of aspirin-like drugs (1).

Keywords

Prostaglandin Synthesis Sodium Salicylate Prostaglandin Biosynthesis Disodium Cromoglycate Prostaglandin Synthetase 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. H. Ferreira
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PharmacologyFaculty of Medicine of Ribeirão PretoSão PauloBrazil

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