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Autacoids

Known as: Slow-Reacting Substances, autacoid, SRS (slow reacting substance) 
A chemically diverse group of substances produced by various tissues in the body that cause slow contraction of smooth muscle; they have other… Expand
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Review
2011
Review
2011
Prostaglandins are lipid autacoids derived from arachidonic acid. They both sustain homeostatic functions and mediate pathogenic… Expand
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Review
2010
Review
2010
Subcutaneous allergen immunotherapy (SCIT) is an effective treatment for allergic rhinitis, asthma and venom hypersensitivity and… Expand
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Review
2008
Review
2008
Polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) can be classified in n-3 fatty acids and n-6 fatty acids, and in westernized diet the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA, C22:6) is highly enriched in brain, synapses, and retina and is a major ω-3 fatty acid. Deficiencies… Expand
Review
2003
Review
2003
The phenomenon of ischemic preconditioning, in which a period of sublethal ischemia can profoundly protect the cell from… Expand
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Review
1994
Review
1994
Carl Nathan and Qiao-wen Xie Beatrice and Samuel Seaver Laboratory Department of Medicine Cornell University Medical College New… Expand
Review
1991
Review
1991
Endothelium‐dependent relaxation of blood vessels is produced by a large number of agents (e.g., acetylcholine, ATP and ADP… Expand
Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
Slow reacting substance of anaphylaxis (SRS-A) is released by various stimuli, including immunological challenge, and has long… Expand
Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
The pharmacologic activities of leukotrienes C-1 and D(LTC-1 and LTD), constituents of slow reacting substance of anaphylaxis… Expand
Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
Slow reacting substance(s) of anaphylaxis (SRS-A) was isolated from both human (lung) and rat sources and compared with three… Expand