Inhibition of Prostaglandin Biosynthesis by Anti-Inflammatory Steroids

  • Massimo Di Rosa
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Few years ago it was reported that in vitro prostaglandin (PG) release from rabbit mesentheric artery stimulated by norepinephrin, as well as from sensitized guinea pig lungs challenged with antigen, was inhibited by anti-inflammatory steroids (11).


Arachidonic Acid Krebs Solution Prostaglandin Biosynthesis Hydrocortisone Inhibition Dialyze Supernatant 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Massimo Di Rosa
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  1. 1.Institute of Experimental Pharmacology Faculty of PharmacyUniversity of NaplesItaly

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