Cyclooxygenase-2 synthesizes _____________________ A. sucrose

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Cyclooxygenase-2 synthesizes _____________________

A. sucrose

B. prostaglandins

C. steroids

D. gametes

I had been asked this question in examination.

The doubt is from Cancer topic in section Cancer of Cell Biology

The correct option is B. prostaglandins

Explanation: Cyclooxygenase-2 is the enzyme that synthesizes hormone-like prostaglandins that promote the growth of intestinal polyps. Polyps are abnormal tissue growths that look like flat bumps.