COX enzyme

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COX enzymes produce prostaglandin which promotes inflammatory actions essential for healing[1].There are two COX enzymes, COX-1 and COX-2.They can be inhibited by non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs(NSAIDS).

References

  1. Omudhome Ogbru P. NSAIDs: Drug List, Names, and Side Effects [Internet]. MedicineNet. 2017 [cited 1 December 2017]. Available from: https://www.medicinenet.com/nonsteroidal_antiinflammatory_drugs/article.htm
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