Activation of macrophage nuclear factor-κB and induction of inducible nitric oxide synthase by LPS

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BACKGROUND Chronic lung disease (CLD) of prematurity is a major problem of neonatal care. Bacterial infection and inflammatory response have been thought to play an important role in the development of CLD and steroids have been given, with some benefit, to neonates with this disease. In the present study, we assessed the ability of lipopolysaccharide (LPS… (More)

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