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Leukotriene B4

The major metabolite in neutrophil polymorphonuclear leukocytes. It stimulates polymorphonuclear cell function (degranulation, formation of oxygen-centered free radicals, arachidonic acid release, and metabolism). (From Dictionary of Prostaglandins and Related Compounds, 1990)
Also Known As:
Leukotriene B; Leukotriene B-4; Leukotrienes B; 5,12 HETE; 5,12 diHETE; B-4, Leukotriene; Leukotriene B 4; 5,12-HETE; 5,12-diHETE; LTB4; 6,8,10,14-Eicosatetraenoic acid, 5,12-dihydroxy-, (S-(R*,S*-(E,Z,E,Z)))-
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1. Haribabu, Bodduluri: 13 articles (01/2015 - 02/2004)
2. Haeggström, Jesper Z: 13 articles (08/2014 - 06/2002)
3. Yokomizo, Takehiko: 12 articles (01/2015 - 08/2002)
4. Kim, Jae-Hong: 9 articles (12/2015 - 03/2002)
5. Bäck, Magnus: 9 articles (09/2015 - 07/2004)
6. Luster, Andrew D: 9 articles (01/2015 - 10/2003)
7. Shimizu, Takao: 9 articles (01/2015 - 08/2002)
8. Peters-Golden, Marc: 8 articles (12/2015 - 09/2006)
9. Cunha, Fernando Q: 8 articles (01/2015 - 07/2003)
10. Barnes, Peter J: 8 articles (01/2011 - 08/2002)

Related Diseases

1. Inflammation
2. Colitis
3. Asthma (Bronchial Asthma)
4. Pleurisy (Pleuritis)
5. Ischemia

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. Leukotriene B4
2. Dinoprostone (PGE2)
3. Leukotriene C4
4. Carrageenan
5. Peroxidase (Myeloperoxidase)
6. Thromboxane A2 (A2, Thromboxane)
7. 6-Ketoprostaglandin F1 alpha (6 Ketoprostaglandin F1 alpha)
8. SC 41930
9. Arachidonate 5-Lipoxygenase (5 Lipoxygenase)
10. Arachidonic Acid (Vitamin F)

Related Therapies and Procedures

1. Renal Dialysis (Hemodialysis)
2. Intraperitoneal Injections
3. Oral Administration
4. Rectal Administration
5. Ligation