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Cyclooxygenase 2 (Cyclooxygenase-2) Summary

Description: An inducibly-expressed subtype of prostaglandin-endoperoxide synthase. It plays an important role in many cellular processes and INFLAMMATION. It is the target of COX2 INHIBITORS.

Also Known As: Cyclooxygenase-2; COX-2 Prostaglandin Synthase; Cyclo-Oxygenase II; PGHS-2; PTGS2 Show All >>

Networked: 6400 relevant articles (154 outcomes, 839 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Cyclooxygenase 2 is Relevant

  1. Pain (Aches) : 25 outcomes 24 studies in 192 results
  2. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 24 outcomes 165 studies in 1507 results
  3. Inflammation : 16 outcomes 52 studies in 758 results
  4. Osteoarthritis : 8 outcomes 18 studies in 95 results
  5. Arthritis (Polyarthritis) : 6 outcomes 10 studies in 62 results
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Drugs Related to Cyclooxygenase 2

  1. celecoxib (Celebrex)
  2. rofecoxib (Vioxx)
  3. Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Agents (NSAIDs)
  4. Nitric Oxide Synthase Type II (Inducible Nitric Oxide Synthase)
  5. Dinoprostone (PGE2)
  6. Messenger RNA (mRNA)
  7. nimesulide (Aulin)
  8. Cyclooxygenase 2 Inhibitors (COX-2 Inhibitors)
  9. Cyclooxygenase 1
  10. N- (2- cyclohexyloxy- 4- nitrophenyl)methanesulfonamide
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Therapies Related to Cyclooxygenase 2

  1. Chemoprevention
  2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  3. Heterologous Transplantation (Xenotransplantation)
  4. Adjuvant Chemotherapy
  5. Aftercare (After-Treatment)
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