carrageenin


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car·ra·geen·an

also car·ra·geen·in  (kăr′ə-gē′nən)
n.
Any of a group of closely related colloids derived from Irish moss and several other red algae, widely used as a thickening, stabilizing, emulsifying, or suspending agent in industrial, pharmaceutical, and food products.
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Noun1.carrageenin - a colloidal extract from carrageen seaweed and other red algae
gum - any of various substances (soluble in water) that exude from certain plants; they are gelatinous when moist but harden on drying
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Carrageenin induced inflammation in Piaractus mesopotamicus (Osteichthyes: Characidae) cultured in Brazil.
Release of histamin, kinin and prostaglandins during carrageenin induced inflammation of the rats.
Pharmacological analysis of the acute inflammatory process induced in the rat's paw by local injection of carrageenin and by heating.
Meacock, "Mediators of the inflammation induced in the rat paw by carrageenin," British Journal of Pharmacology, vol.
Cunha et al 1999 (38) The effect of IL-4 on responses to intraplantar (i.pl.) Carrageenin bradykinin, tnfa, IL-1b, IL-8 and PGE2 was investigated in a model of mechanical hyperalgesia in rats.
The analgesic and anti-inflammatory effects of (6)-gingerol, a constituent of ginger, has been demonstrated through inhibition of paw edema induced by carrageenin (Young et al., 2005).
Rat carrageenin paw edema was used as a model of acute inflammation and mycobacterium induced adjuvant arthritis as a model of chronic inflammation.
Formalin (formaldehyde stock solution 4% (w/v)) was purchased from Sigma-Aldrich (St Louis, MO, USA) while carrageenin (fresh-prepared) and acetic acid (stock solution at 60.05 mM) were provided from Sigma-Aldrich (Taufkirchen, Germany).
di Rosa, "Relationship between nitric oxide and prostaglandins in carrageenin pleurisy," Biochemical Pharmacology, vol.