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Therapy of tuberculosis in mice by DNA vaccination
Mycobacterium tuberculosis continues to kill about 3 million people every year, more than any other single infectious agent. This is attributed primarily to an inadequate immune response towardsExpand
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Role of Trehalose Dimycolate in Recruitment of Cells and Modulation of Production of Cytokines and NO in Tuberculosis
ABSTRACT Mice treated with viable Mycobacterium tuberculosis with no glycolipid trehalose dimycolate (TDM) on the outer cell wall (delipidated M. tuberculosis) by intraperitoneal or intratrachealExpand
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Circulating interleukin-6 and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein decrease after periodontal therapy in otherwise healthy subjects.
BACKGROUND Periodontal disease has been associated with many chronic inflammatory systemic diseases, and a common chronic inflammation pathway has been suggested for these conditions. However, fewExpand
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Anti-inflammatory activity of quercetin and isoquercitrin in experimental murine allergic asthma
Abstract.Objective:Eosinophils and cytokines are implicated in the pathogenesis of allergic diseases. In the present study, we investigate the anti-inflammatory effect of quercetin and isoquercitrinExpand
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Circulating matrix metalloproteinase-8 (MMP-8) and MMP-9 are increased in chronic periodontal disease and decrease after non-surgical periodontal therapy.
BACKGROUND Periodontal disease shares risk factors with cardiovascular diseases and other systemic inflammatory diseases. The present study was designed to assess the circulating matrixExpand
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Inflammatory response to different endodontic irrigating solutions.
AIM The aim of this study was to evaluate the inflammatory response to irrigating solutions injected into the peritoneal cavity of mice. METHODOLOGY Sixty mice received intra-peritoneal injectionsExpand
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The uptake of PLGA micro or nanoparticles by macrophages provokes distinct in vitro inflammatory response.
Biodegradable micro/nanoparticles generated from PLGA have recently attracted attention due to their clinically proven biocompatibility, especially for immunization purposes. These polymericExpand
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Chlorogenic acids from Tithonia diversifolia demonstrate better anti-inflammatory effect than indomethacin and its sesquiterpene lactones.
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE T. diversifolia (Hemsl.) A. Gray (Asteraceae) has been used in the traditional medicine in several countries as anti-inflammatory and against other illnesses. It isExpand
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TLR2, TLR4 and CD14 Recognize Venom-Associated Molecular Patterns from Tityus serrulatus to Induce Macrophage-Derived Inflammatory Mediators
Scorpion sting-induced human envenomation provokes an intense inflammatory reaction. However, the mechanisms behind the recognition of scorpion venom and the induction of mediator release inExpand
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Opposing roles of LTB4 and PGE2 in regulating the inflammasome-dependent scorpion venom-induced mortality
Tityus serrulatus sting causes thousands of deaths annually worldwide. T. serrulatus-envenomed victims exhibit local or systemic reaction that culminates in pulmonary oedema, potentially leading toExpand
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