Frederico B. Maciel

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OBJECTIVE Parathyroid hormone (PTH) induced bone resorption by osteoclasts depends on the presence of osteoblasts. PTH induced production of prostaglandins by osteoblasts and induction of bone resorption by prostaglandins suggest that these autacoids may be implicated in the effects of PTH on bone. Our objective was to determine if the increase in(More)
Objective: To assess involvement of nitric oxide (NO) in the increase in eicosanoid and interleukin- 1 (IL-1) levels in the synovial fluid during antigen-induced arthritis (AIA) in rabbits treated with a competitive inhibitor of NO synthesis. ¶Subjects: Thirteen New Zealand White rabbits were sensitized with 5 mg of methylated bovine serum albumin (mBSA).(More)
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