Ulrike Schlapp

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Phagocytic cells contain NADPH oxidase that they use for host defense by catalyzing the production of superoxide. Bacterial lipopolysaccharide (LPS) has been found to stimulate NADPH oxidase in mobile and sessile macrophages and microglia. It also evokes fever in homeothermic animals and men, a reaction mediated by central nervous system (CNS) activities.(More)
Thirteen female patients suffering from fibromyalgia (FM) and thirteen female age-matched controls were intravenously injected with a bolus dose of 100 microg corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH), and the evoked secretion pattern of ACTH, cortisol, somatostatin, and growth hormone (GH) was followed up for two hours, together with the plasma levels of CRH.(More)
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