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Medical Term:

inositol 1,4,5-trisphosphate

 

Definition: a second messenger formed from phosphatidylinositol 4,5-bisphosphate; triggers the release of calcium ions from special vesicles of the endoplasmic reticulum; has a role in the activation of neutrophils.

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