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Leukotriene Antagonists

Known as: inhibitors leukotriene receptor, Leukotriene Receptor Antagonists, leukotriene antagonist 
A class of drugs designed to prevent leukotriene synthesis or activity by blocking binding at the receptor level.
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
RATIONALE One-quarter to one-third of individuals with asthma smoke, which may affect response to therapy and contribute to poor… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Resolvin E1 (RvE1) is a potent anti-inflammatory and proresolving mediator derived from omega-3 eicosapentaenoic acid generated… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Leukotriene antagonists block the proinflammatory actions of leukotrienes (LT) and have been introduced as new treatments for… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Leukotriene B(4) (LTB(4)) is a potent chemoattractant and activator of both granulocytes and macrophages. The actions of LTB(4… Expand
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Many antiinflammatory pharmaceutical products inhibit the production of certain eicosanoids and cytokines and it is here that… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
The cysteinyl leukotrienes—leukotriene C4(LTC4), leukotriene D4(LTD4) and leukotriene E4(LTE 4)—are important mediators of human… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
OBJECTIVES To determine the clinical effect of oral montelukast sodium, a leukotriene receptor antagonist, in asthmatic patients… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Inflammation is a local immune response to 'foreign' molecules, infection and injury. Leukotriene B4, a potent chemotactic agent… Expand
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Review
1987
Review
1987
Arachidonic acid is released from membrane phospholipids upon cell stimulation (for example, by immune complexes and calcium… Expand
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
Arachidonic acid is metabolised either by cyclooxygenases to produce prostaglandins and thromboxanes or by lipoxygenases to… Expand
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