arachidonic


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arachidonic

(ˌærəkɪˈdɒnɪk)
adj
related to arachidonic acid or the derivatives of arachidonic acid
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High levels of an omega-6 fatty acid called arachidonic acid were associated with a reduced risk of asthma and rhinitis at 16.
Among the founders are highly reputed executives from the biotech industry and experienced researchers at the Karolinska Institute within the field of arachidonic acid pathways and inflammatory diseases.
We tested whether licofelone, an inhibitor of both cyclooxygenase and lipoxygenase pathways of arachidonic acid metabolism, changes the survival rate and induces apoptosis in a hepatoma cell line (H4IIE).
In brief, to estimate COX-2 activity, HGFs were treated with LPS and herb for 8 h, washed, and incubated in culture medium containing exogenous arachidonic acid (10 [micro]M).
Sixty-six Egyptian schoolchildren who were infected with Schistosoma mansoni were randomly assigned to receive a single dose of praziquantel (40 mg per kg of body weight), arachidonic acid (10 mg per kg per day, 5 days a week for 3 weeks; 15 doses total), or both treatments.
To balance the risk of perioperative bleeding with device thrombosis and thromboembolism, protocols for MCS placement call for titration of antiplatelet agents by use of laboratory tests of platelet function [tests of arachidonic acid-induced platelet function to titrate aspirin and adenosine diphosphate (ADP)-induced platelet function to titrate agents such as dipyrimidole and clopidogrel (2,6,7)].
Having a higher ratio of DHA to arachidonic acid was also associated with better sleep.
The underlying focus of the collaboration will be to develop new safflower varieties that produce high levels of arachidonic acid-containing oil in a concentrated, reliable and cost-effective way.
There are several families of LOX, encoded by Alox genes, catalyzing oxidation at different sites of arachidonic acid.
The collaboration will develop new safflower varieties that produce high levels of arachidonic acid-containing oil in a concentrated, reliable and cost-effective way.
However, people with higher blood levels of arachidonic acid--an omega-6 fat found largely in meat, poultry, fish, and eggs--had more synovitis (but no more cartilage loss) than those with lower levels.
COX catalyze the conversion of arachidonic acid into prostaglandins, he explains, which play a significant role in the health and disease of many organ systems, and these systems are the organizing principle of his study.