- rate limiting step in prostaglandin and Thromboxane A2 biosynthesis is liberation of arachidonic acid from phospholipids, making free
fatty acid available for metabolism by cyclooxygenase;
- Prostacyclin and Thromboxane are formed from arachidonic acid
Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.
Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Tuesday, August 30, 2011 12:45 pm