Captopril suppresses inflammation in endotoxin-induced uveitis in rats.

@article{Ilieva2006CaptoprilSI,
  title={Captopril suppresses inflammation in endotoxin-induced uveitis in rats.},
  author={Iliyana Bozhidarova Ilieva and Kazuhiro Ohgami and Xue-hai Jin and Yukari Suzuki and Kenji Shiratori and Kazuhiko Yoshida and Satoru Kase and Shigeaki Ohno},
  journal={Experimental eye research},
  year={2006},
  volume={83 3},
  pages={
          651-7
        }
}
Captopril is an inhibitor of angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) that is largely used in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases. Several previous studies have demonstrated that captopril exhibits a wide variety of biological activities, including an anti-inflammatory action, on which we focused our attention. The aim of the present study was to investigate the efficacy of captopril on endotoxin induced uveitis (EIU) in rats. We investigated its effect upon cellular infiltration and protein… CONTINUE READING

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