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Case Study: Travoprost: A Potent PGF2α Analog

  • Rebecca A. Bross
Part of the Biotechnology: Pharmaceutical Aspects book series (PHARMASP, volume V)


Travoprost, an analog of prostaglandin PGF, was designed to be a potent agent for lowering intraocular pressure (IOP) as well as a selective FP prostaglandin receptor agonist in the treatment of glaucoma.


Aqueous Humor Ocular Hypertension Prostaglandin Analog Ester Prodrug Isopropyl Ester 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rebecca A. Bross
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  1. 1.Department of Pharmaceutical ChemistryThe University of KansasLawrenceUSA

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