zymosan


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zy·mo·san

 (zī′mə-săn′)
n.
An insoluble substance containing various polysaccharides that is a component of the cell walls of yeast and other fungi and induces production of inflammatory cytokines. It is used in the immunoassay of the serum protein properdin.

zymosan

(ˈzaɪməʊˌsæn)
n
(Biochemistry) biochem an insoluble carbohydrate found in yeast
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This outcome differs from the findings of another study in which OA was induced in rats by zymosan.
Activity of compounds was investigated by looking their influence on oxidative burst activity of zymosan stimulated whole blood phagocytes by using a luminol enhanced chemiluminescence technique.
Methods: The effects of combined therapy with isoflurane and oxygen on lung injury and sepsis were determined in animal models of sepsis induced by cecal ligation and puncture (CLP) or intraperitoneal injection of lipopolysaccharide (LPS) or zymosan.
Two novel Toll genes (EsToll1 and EsToll2) from Eriocheir sinensis are differentially induced by lipopolysaccharide, peptidoglycan and zymosan.
In a study on rainbow trout Roher and his co-workers (2011) showed that LPS and zymosan are major inducers of TNF-a secretion, although this secretion is not initially associated with the induction of mRNA expression of TNF-a.
Macrophages cultured in vitro release leukotriene B4 and neutrophil attractant activation protein (interleukin-8) sequentially in response to stimulation with lipopolysaccharide and zymosan.
Mongin, "Activation of microglia with zymosan promotes excitatory amino acid release via volume-regulated anion channels: the role of NADPH oxidases," Journal of Neurochemistry, vol.
Completely different results were obtained for the same species of molluscs after injection of zymosan (La Peyre et al.
Zymosan (10 mg/mL, Sigma) was mixed with the serum of adult rockfish, which were not used in this feeding experiment, and incubated at 25[degrees]C for 30 min.
Se demostro ademas una alta produccion de IL-6 y TNF-[alpha] (figura 3B-C) cuando se estimulo a los neutrofilos con zimosan sometido a hidrolisis basica, conocido como zymosan depleted(Invivogen, San Diego, EE.
Cyanidin 3-O-beta-D-glucoside suppresses nitric oxide production during a zymosan treatment in rats.