COX-1

Cyclooxygenase 1 is an enzyme that our bodies create to help form new blood vessels on the interior surface of blood and lymph vessels, and protect the mucus lining in the inner stomach by reducing acid secretion. It plays a role in maintaining our bodies’ optimal functioning.

Synonyms: 
Cyclooxygenase 1,
prostaglandin G/H synthase 1,
prostaglandin-endoperoxide synthase 1,
prostaglandin H2 synthase 1,
PTGS1

Summary from Wikipedia:

Cyclooxygenase 1 (COX-1), also known as prostaglandin G/H synthase 1, prostaglandin-endoperoxide synthase 1 or prostaglandin H2 synthase 1, is an enzyme that in humans is encoded by the PTGS1 gene. In humans it is one of two cyclooxygenases.

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