The Involvement of Parasympathetic and Sympathetic Nerve in the Inflammatory Reflex.

  title={The Involvement of Parasympathetic and Sympathetic Nerve in the Inflammatory Reflex.},
  author={Mariana Rodrigues Pereira and Paulo Em{\'i}lio C{\^o}rrea Leite},
  journal={Journal of cellular physiology},
  volume={231 9},
Production of inflammatory cytokines plays important roles in the response against tissue injury and in host defense. Alterations in the production of inflammatory cytokines may cause local or systemic inflammatory imbalance, culminating in organ failure or lethal systemic inflammation. The cholinergic anti-inflammatory pathway has been implicated as an important mechanism to regulate inflammation of targeted tissue. In this review, we discuss important advances, conflicting and controversial… CONTINUE READING
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