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, Volume 13, Issue 2–3, pp 233–234 | Cite as

In vivo inhibition of phospholipaseA2 in rat lung by an β-adrenergic agonist

  • P. v. Wichert
  • W. Meyer
Histamine and Immunology

Abstract

Phospholipase A2 is the key enzyme for the release of arachidonic acid derived mediators via cycloxygenase or lipoxygenase pathways in inflammation and immunological processes. Activity of microsomal phospholipase A2 in rat lung can be inhibited byin vivo application of the ß-adrenergic drug fenoterol both in control and diseased animals.

Keywords

Arachidonic Acid Diseased Animal Fenoterol Lipoxygenase Pathway Immunological Process 
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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. v. Wichert
    • 1
  • W. Meyer
    • 1
  1. 1.Medizinische Poliklinik der Philipps-Universität MarburgMarburg/LahnFederal Republic of Germany

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