Effects of Leukotrienes C4 and D4, Cyclic AMP and Methylation Reactions on Arachidonic Acid Metabolism in Rat Peritoneal Macrophages

  • N. Feuerstein
  • P. W. Ramwell
Part of the NATO Advanced Science Institutes Series book series (NSSA, volume 54)


Ligand-receptor interaction in a number of biological systems, often involves release of arachidonic acid from membrane phospholipids. Understanding the physiological significance of this phenomenon should take into account the wide spectrum of biological activities which were ascribed to the various arachidonate metabolites.


Arachidonic Acid Arachidonic Acid Metabolism Arachidonic Acid Metabolite Methylation Reaction PGE2 Release 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • N. Feuerstein
    • 1
  • P. W. Ramwell
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Physiology and BiophysicsGeorgetown UniversityUSA

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