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Although the anti-inflammatory actions of glucocorticoids (GCs) are well established in the periphery, these stress hormones can increase inflammation under some circumstances in the brain. The(More)
The present study evaluated some of the mechanisms through which alpha-amyrin, a pentacyclic triterpene isolated from Protium Kleinii and other plants, exerts its effects against(More)
In chronically inflamed animals, adrenal hormones exert a positive control on the secretion of melatonin by the pineal gland. In this paper, the mechanism of corticosterone as a modulator of(More)
The bradykinin B1 receptor (B1R) is normally absent under physiological conditions, but is highly inducible during inflammatory conditions or following tissue damage. The present study attempted to(More)