Molecular Biology of Leukotriene Formation

  • Bengt Samuelsson
Conference paper
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 177)


The leukotrienes are oxygenated derivatives of arachidonic acid with biological activities indicating important roles in inflammation and immediate hypersensitivity (1, 2).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bengt Samuelsson
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  1. 1.Department of Physiological ChemistryKarolinska InstitutetStockholmSweden

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