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Synonyms for cyclooxygenase-2

an enzyme that makes prostaglandins that cause inflammation and pain and fever


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Emerging roles for cyclooxygenase-2 in gastrointestinal mucosal defense.
Cyclooxygenase-2 mediates interleukin-6 upregulation by vomitoxin (deoxynivalenol) in vitro and in vivo.
pictus have been reported to have anti-inflammatory and antinociceptive effects in a rat model of rheumatoid arthritis, and to downregulate LPS-induced nitric oxide synthase and cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) expression in cultured macrophages by inhibiting the production of tumor necrosis factor (Choi et al.
Immunohistochemical staining for cyclooxygenase-2 and cluster of differentiation 95was performed on tissue microarray using standard procedures.
Cyclooxygenase-1 and cyclooxygenase-2 selectivity of widely used nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.
Curcumin attenuates cyclooxygenase-2 expression via inhibition of the NF-KB pathway in Iipopolysaccharide-stimulated human gingival fibroblasts.
The expression of inducible nitric oxide synthase (iNOS), cyclooxygenase-2 (COX)-2 and intercellular adhesion molecule-1 (ICAM-1), and the release of nitric oxide, prostaglandin (PG)E(2) and interleukin-8 (IL-8) were determined.
547) studied the effects of exposure to Cr(V1) on the induction of cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) expression in cultured cells.
Some examples of specific topics include PDT and cell death pathways, hypoxia and perfusion labeling during PDT, targeting the tumor microenvironment using PDT combined with inhibitors of cyclooxygenase-2 or vascular endothelial growth factor, and PDT of bacterial and fungal biofilm infections.
The team blocked these hormones in animals using the drugs - beta-adrenergic antagonist, which is used to treat hypertension and anxiety, and a Cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor, used against inflammation and pain.
Women with high levels of certain biomarkers (pl6, cyclooxygenase-2, and Ki67) in DCIS tissue also were more likely to develop invasive breast cancer.
Aspirin inhibits the cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) enzyme, which is overexpressed in a majority of colorectal cancers.
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