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Adj.1.proinflammatory - tending to cause inflammation
unhealthy - not in or exhibiting good health in body or mind; "unhealthy ulcers"
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These studies suggest that high BACs, proinflammatory cytokines, and neurodegeneration may be significant contributors to alcoholism.
UP566 compounds also demonstrated an ability to suppress the gene expression of key proinflammatory cytokines--UP566S, in particular, exhibited antioxidant activity almost four times more powerful than vitamin C, based on ORAC test results.
In this study, we report on the alterations by cyclooxygenase inhibitor, indomethacin, in the generation of proinflammatory lipid mediators in sublingual salivary gland acinar cells as a consequence of cytosolic phospholipase [A.
This study explored how conflicts between members of a couple may affect wound healing and local and systemic proinflammatory cytokine production.
Although recent reports have found elevated levels of proinflammatory cytokines in brain tissue and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) of autistic patients, no studies to date have specifically examined the level of tumor necrosis factor--[alpha] (TNF-[alpha]) in patients with autistic regression, Dr.
As to the mechanisms underlying adipocyte dysfunction, they are likely complex and multifactorial, and probably include one or more HAART agents, increased proinflammatory cytokine activity, (22) or proteins expressed by HIV itself.
This is the "cytokine storm," as shown by elevated levels of proinflammatory cytokines including IFNs found in 2 patients who died of H5N1 infections (8).
But, so far researchers have not been able to show that either elevated levels of proinflammatory cytokines or higher degrees of disability are always connected to higher levels of fatigue in MS.
Thus, the nucleus pulposus appears to have inflammatory properties and creates pain by sensitizing nerve tissues, possibly through the production of proinflammatory cytokines (Olmarker, 2002).
When testing for proinflammatory cytokines such as tumor necrosis factor-[alpha] (TNF-[alpha]) and interleukin-6 (IL-6), it is essential that all reagents and supplies are free from contamination with endotoxin and other bacteria-derived components with cell-stimulatory activity.