Abortion – The Role of Prostaglandins in Abortion

Abortion  – The Role of Prostaglandins in Abortion

Abortion – Prostaglandins can be defined as a type of “Eicosanoids” and eiscosanoids are a group of compounds derived from certain polyunsaturated fatty acids (principally arachidonic acid). Eicosanoids are so called because they are essential fatty acids (membrane phospholipids) derived from carbon twenty (C20)carbon skeleton and contain three, four or five double bonds, they can also possess a 5- carbon ring in its structure. [Read more…]