Regulation of leukotriene biosynthesis

Abstract

Leukotrienes are products of arachidonic acid metabolism derived through the action of the 5-lipoxygenase enzyme pathway. Leukotriene B4 has been implicated as a mediator of inflammation through induction of leukocyte and lymphocyte activation. The cysteinyl leukotrienes are important mediators of immediate hypersensitivity reactions and initiate smooth… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00666096

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