Immunocytochemical detection of prostaglandin E2 in microvasculature and in neurons of rat brain after administration of bacterial endotoxin.

Abstract

The aim of the present study was to identify the site of prostaglandin E2 (PGE2) production in the brain in response to a pyrogenic dose of endotoxin. The presence of PGE2 was detected using immunocytochemistry on Bouin's fixed vibratome sections of control and endotoxin-treated rats. Peripheral administration of endotoxin caused a time-related stimulation… (More)

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