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Prostaglandin

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  • Prostaglandins are a class of nonsaponifiable lipids.  The common structural features of prostaglandins are 1) the number of carbon atoms in the molecule is twenty, 2) the molecule contains a five-membered carbocycle.

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    see also steroid