Definition of Iloprost

A prostacyclin analogue with potential chemopreventive activity. Iloprost binds to the prostacyclin receptor in various target cells, thereby causing vasodilation, inhibition of platelet aggregation, and decreased tumor cell adhesion to endothelium among other effects. Prostacyclin is a naturally occurring eicosanoid with anti-inflammatory, antineoplastic, and anti-metastatic properties. (NCI05)

Iloprost is from the group

Chemopreventive Agent

Other Names for Iloprost

Iloprost
(E)-(3aS,4R,5R,6aS)-Hexahydro-5-hydroxy-4-((E)-(3S,4RS)-3-hydroxy-4-methyl-1-octen-6-ynyl)-delta(sup 2(1H),delta)-pentalenevaleric Acid
Ciloprost
ILOPROST
Iloprost Clathrate
Pentanoic Acid, 5-(hexahydro-5-hydroxy-4-(3-hydroxy-4-methyl-1-octen-6-ynyl)-2(1H)-pentalenylidene)-
Ventavis
ZK 36374

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Topics #4R #4RS)-3-hydroxy-4-methyl-1-octen-6-ynyl)-delta(sup 2(1H) #5-(hexahydro-5-hydroxy-4-(3-hydroxy-4-methyl-1-octen-6-ynyl)-2(1H)-pentalenylidene)- Ventavis ZK 36374 #5R #6aS)-Hexahydro-5-hydroxy-4-((E)-(3S #delta)-pentalenevaleric Acid Ciloprost ILOPROST Iloprost Clathrate Pentanoic Acid #Iloprost (E)-(3aS