Tag: COX-2

Lumiracoxib is a Selective and Orally Active COX-2 Inhibitor and Nonselective NSAID

Prostaglandins play an important role in modulating both physiological and inflammatory processes. They can act as autocrine factors regulating platelet aggregation, vascular tone, and secretions. Additionally, the synthesis of prostaglandin depends on the activity of cyclooxygenase (COX). There are existing two isoforms: COX-1 and COX-2. They are highly homologous...

CAY10404 is a Highly Selective COX-2 Inhibitor

Clooxygenase (COX) is an enzyme responsible for the formation of prostaglandins from arachidonic acid, including thromboxanes and prostaglandins. Specifically, it is a member of the animal heme peroxidase family, also known as prostaglandin G/H synthase. Besides, cyclooxygenase-2 is a candidate gene for lung injury induced by mechanical ventilation. COX-2...