One of a group of hormone-like substances present in a variety of tissues and body fluids; they have many actions such as mediating in the process of inflammation.
Vital for maintaining cardiovascular health. They prevent blood platelets from sticking together and help regulate cholesterol production in the liver. They also help the body utilize the glucose regulating hormone insulin and help protect the bosy against inflammatory immunoresponse conditions. Necessary for maintaining health and are dependent on adequate GLA for their production.
(PG)A hormone manufactured in the uterus. It dissolves the corpus luteum, causing the progesterone level to fall. It Is used to treat uterine infections. If your bull has jumped the fence an mated your neighbours prize cow.. the vet may administer prostaglandin to abort a pregnancy.