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What does PGD2 stand for?

PGD2 stands for Prostaglandin D2

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DP2, also known as chemoattractant receptor-homologous molecule expressed in Th2 lymphocytes (CRTH2), is a high affinity receptor for the prostaglandin D2 and is implicated in humans in Th2-dependent allergic inflammation.
Tokyo, Japan) has patented a method of identifying a substance which acts on a newly found second human prostaglandin D2 receptor subtype that differs from the DP receptor, and is useful for treating or preventing various diseases.
The key classes of mechanism of action include Beta-2 Adrenoceptor Agonist, Immunotherapy, Interleukin inhibitors, Phosphodiesterase 4 (PDE4) Inhibitors, CRTh2 antagonists, Peroxisome Proliferator Activator Receptor (PPAR) agonist, Glucocorticoid receptor agonist and Prostaglandin D2 (PGD2) Receptor Antagonist.
Washington, Mar 22 ( ANI ): Researchers have discovered an abnormal amount of a protein called Prostaglandin D2 in the bald scalp of men with male pattern baldness.