Edward A James

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The lipopolysaccharide endotoxin is the most powerful immune stimulant known and a causative agent in the clinical syndrome known as sepsis. Sepsis is responsible for more than 100,000 deaths annually, in large part due to the lack of a rapid, reliable, and sensitive diagnostic technique. This study describes the detection of LPS from E. coli at(More)
The pressor response to acetylcholine in the atropinized dog resulted from an increase in cardiac output. The pressor response was attributed solely to the release of adrenaline from the adrenal medulla. After giving compound P-286 (N-diethylaminoethyl-N-isopentyl-N'N'-di-isopropylurea) to these dogs, acetylcholine lowered blood pressure, owing to a(More)
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