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an amino acid containing sulfur that is found in most proteins

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Also, urinary levels of TNF-a and caspase 3 enzyme were checked in fresh first morning voided urine samples by the use of a commercial enzyme-linked immune absorbent assay kit (RayBiotech, Norcross, GA) and human cysteinyl aspartated specific proteinases 3 (CASPASE-3) ELISA kit (Hangzhou Estabiopharm CO), respectively.
Another limitation is the lack of biological surrogate markers like cysteinyl leukotriene levels which have shown to be higher in acute asthma exacerbations.
Like zafirlukast, montelukast is a competitive antagonist for the cysteinyl leukotrienes.
The pathogenesis of aspirin sensitivity is poorly understood, but it is believed to be due to a defect in the arachidonic acid cascade, leading to overproduction of leukotrienes, especially cysteinyl leukotriene, a mediator of bronchoconstriction, mucus secretion, inflammatory cell infiltration, and increased eosinophil survival.
blocking of the histamine H1 receptors, but sometimes additional help is obtained from blockers of the cysteinyl leukotriene receptor-1.
The cell wall contains many phosphates, carbonyl and cysteinyl ligands which maintain the integrity of the membrane by acting as a diffusion barrier.
Effects of a cysteinyl leukotriene receptor antagonist on eosinophil recruitment in experimental allergic rhinitis.
In sections on general aspects, drug classes, and case studies, they explore such topics as competition in pharmaceutical drug development, using macrocycles in drug design exemplified by a potential ghrelin agonist for gastrointestinal motility disorders, the development of cysteinyl luekotriene receptor antagonists, from morphine and tramadol to the discovery of tapentadol, and a case study for the role of structure-based drug design.
They secrete a variety of inflammatory mediators, including histamine, proteases, prostaglandins and cysteinyl leukotrienes (cysLT).
Pulmonary production of soluble mediators PGE(2), LTB(4) and cysteinyl leukotrienes, and nasal expression of IL-4, -5, -13 and IFN-gamma were also inhibited by gammaT.
In addition to this, the cell wall also contains amino phosphates, carbonyl and cysteinyl ligands, which maintains the integrity of the membrane acting as a diffusion barrier and also provides suitable site for bonding.