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From: Fish oil: what the prescriber needs to know

Figure 3

Effect of EPA on the production of eicosanoids and inflammatory cytokines. *Three different synthases (PGE, PGI, and TX synthase), each with different enzyme kinetic characteristics. -, inhibition; AA, arachidonic acid; COX, cyclo-oxygenase; EPA, eicosapentaenoic acid; IL, interleukin; LT, leukotriene; NSAID, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug; PG, prostaglandin; TNF, tumour necrosis factor; TX, thromboxane.

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