Prostaglandin-like activity in ocular inflammation.

  title={Prostaglandin-like activity in ocular inflammation.},
  author={K. E. Eakins and R A F Whitelocke and Alan Bennett and A C Martenet},
  journal={British medical journal},
  volume={3 5824},
Aqueous humour samples from untreated patients with acute anterior uveitis were found to contain substantial amounts of prostaglandin-like activity. Little activity was found in aqueous from patients treated with steroids, and none (<2 ng/ml) was detected in aqueous from the uninflamed eyes of patients with cataract. Alkaline hydrolysis of the samples from inflamed eyes suggested the presence of both E and F prostaglandin-like activity. These results show that prostaglandins may be involved in… CONTINUE READING

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