(redirected from Kinins)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Related to Kinins: Prostaglandins, Cytokines
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for kinin

any of a class of plant hormones that promote cell division and delay the senescence of leaves

References in periodicals archive ?
Indian red scorpion (Buthus tamulus) venom-induced augmentation of cardiac reflexes is mediated through the mechanisms involving kinins in urethane anaesthetized rats.
It may be due to its local anesthetic action or by inhibition of kinin release4.
The role of kinin receptors in cancer and therapeutic opportunities.
Examination of genetic variants involved in generation and biodisposition of kinins in patients with angioedema.
Kinins derived from kininogen produced by tissue kallikrein (TK) exert a broad spectrum of cellular functions via activation of the bradykinin B1 or B2 receptor (B1R or B2R, resp.
Kinins are a group of peptides with a potent vasodilator effect.
The combination of an allergen with specific IgE fixated to tissue mast cells or to circulating basophiles provokes the releasing of histamine, serotonin and kinins, minutes after ingestion, or even hours after contact (ISHIZAKA & ISHIZAKA, 1967; GASCHEN & MERCHANT, 2011).
They are mostly due to the production of kinins and cytokines by the leaked blood.
The tolerability profile of ACE inhibitors is marked by a considerable incidence of cough, affecting up to 35% of patients 34 The cough occurring with ACE inhibitor therapy is related to increased levels of kinins, and it is the most frequent reason for discontinuation of treatment with an ACE inhibitor.
The pain of Dry socket occurs because of release of kinins which are immediately available following tis- sue trauma,2 exposure of nerve endings to air, food and fluids in bare bone of the extraction socket1 and infec- tious process which releases tissue activators and pain mediators.
The first phase is mediated through the release of histamine, serotonin and kinins whereas the second phase is related to the release of prostaglandin and slow reacting substances which peak at 3h (Vinegar et al.
The ground substances changes may be a direct result of the insulting agent or may be mediated via histamines or kinins.
First phase occurs within an hour of injection of phlogistic agent and is mediated through release of histamine, serotonin and kinins while the second phase (3 to 4 hours) is related to release of prostaglandins [18].