Expression of cyclooxygenase isoforms in normal human skin and chronic venous ulcers.

@article{AbdElAleem2001ExpressionOC,
  title={Expression of cyclooxygenase isoforms in normal human skin and chronic venous ulcers.},
  author={Seham Abd-El-Aleem and Mark W. J. Ferguson and Ian Appleton and Arnab Bhowmick and Charles C. N. McCollum and Grenham W. Ireland},
  journal={The Journal of pathology},
  year={2001},
  volume={195 5},
  pages={616-23}
}
Chronic venous ulcers are an example of abnormal wound healing showing chronic inflammation which together with the underlying vascular pathology results in delayed healing. Prostaglandins are among the most important mediators of inflammation. They have proinflammatory effects, predominantly by affecting the vasculature. Cyclooxygenase (COX) is the rate… CONTINUE READING