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Bothrops asper venom (BaV) causes systemic and local effects characterized by an acute inflammatory reaction with accumulation of leukocytes and release of endogenous mediators. In this study, the effects of BaV on the release of the cytokines IL-1, IL-6 and TNF-alpha and the eicosanoids LTB4 and TXA2 in the peritoneal cavity of mice were analyzed. We also(More)
PROBLEM We have previously shown that trophoblast can generate nitric oxide (NO) and express inducible isoform of nitric oxide synthase (iNOS). Moreover, this production was changed by the presence of interferon-gamma (IFN-gamma) establishing a relationship between trophoblast inductive response and this proinflammatory cytokine. METHOD OF STUDY As the(More)
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