Leukotriene d4

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Leukotriene D4
CAS number 73836-78-9 YesY
PubChem 5280878
MeSH Leukotriene+D4
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Molecular formula C25H40N2O6S
Molar mass 496.661 g/mol
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Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
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Leukotriene D4 is one of the leukotrienes. Its functions in the body are bronchoconstriction, vasoconstriction, contraction of smooth muscle, and increasing vascular permeability. Other leukotrienes that function in a similar manner are leukotrienes C4 and E4. Pharmacological agents that inhibit the function of these leukotrienes are leukotriene receptor antagonists (e.g. Zafirlukast, montelukast) and are useful for asthmatic individuals.

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