Potent lipid inflammatory mediator derived from the 5-lipoxygenase pathway of arachidonic acid metabolism. Binds to BLT1
receptors and acts as a potent chemotactic agent and activator of leukocytes. Also displays antiviral activity towards DNA viruses and retroviruses.
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Leukotriene B4: an inflammatory mediator in vivo.
Bray et al.
Leukotriene B4 in inflammation.
Leukotriene B4: metabolism and signal transduction.
Yokomitso et al.