J. Gay Prieto

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The extracts of four rare plants found on the islands of Sicily, Vulcano and Marettimo, Southern Italy, were screened for their inhibitory effect on the production of leukotriene B4 by 5-lipoxygenase in intact cells. The methanol extracts of pods of Cytisus aeolicus and aerial parts of Thymus richardii were the most active extracts, inhibiting almost(More)
1. We have investigated the effects produced in vitro by Cefmetazol, Cefoxitin and Imipenem on the chemotaxis, spontaneous mobility, adherence, phagocytosis and candidicide power of human polymorphonuclear neutrophils (PMNs). 2. The three antibiotics tested significantly stimulated the adherence of neutrophils to nylon fibre at doses either equal (50 mg/l)(More)
This is a study of the action of ACTH and cortisol on plasma lipids using thin-layer chromatography and evaluation by densitometry. We have studied the action of 50 I.U. of ACTH in eight healthy individuals. We found an increase of free fatty acids after four hours and of triglycerides and esterified cholesterol after six hours. Free cholesterol levels(More)
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