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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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Although inflammatory cell infiltration of the cochlea after acoustic trauma is well known, the role of proinflammatory cytokines released by these cells in noise-induced hearing loss is still not fully clear.
The measurement of expression of proinflammatory cytokines in acne vulgaris through serum was also carried out in several studies.
Caption: Figure 5: Block of the p38 or ERK pathway attenuated AGE-induced monocyte proliferation and proinflammatory activation.
Indeed, proinflammatory activity is of interest for a variety of reasons.
CLI-095 or PDTC administration suppressed proinflammatory cytokine (TNF-a, IL-6, and IL-1[sz]) production and macrophage infiltration into the kidney (P < 0.01).
The composition comprises a complex which inhibits the actions of proinflammatory cytokines and their transduction pathways, including tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-?), the Janus kinases and phosphodiesterase 4.
A recent report used subcutaneous delivery of Fc-IL27 to confirm its high promise for controlling collagen-induced arthritis through reducing Th17 proinflammatory cells without systemic toxicity [5].
Early studies have described that this proinflammatory condition is associated with high expression of nuclear factor kappa-B (NF-[kappa]B) in peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs) [4, 5].
Biomaterials used in hemodialysis can cause bio-incompatibility-induced activation of the immune system, resulting in the release of proinflammatory mediators, including, interleukin-1[beta] (IL-1[beta]), tumor necrosis factor-[alpha] (TNF[alpha]), and interleukin-6 (IL-6) (Dunn, Sweirgiel, & De Beaurepaire, 2005).
The literature reports indicate the activation of cells of monocytic-macrophage line before the birth of a child, the prevalence of influence of proinflammatory cytokines in the umbilical blood of the healthy neonates in comparison with adults (Bessler et al., 1999).
This observation has supported the idea that microglial-dependent proinflammatory changes are a component of disease events with A[beta] peptides serving as the stimulator/source for microglial activation.
Once ingested by macrophages and other periimplant cells, a host of biologic reactions can occur, such as activation of T cells through antigen presentation, release of proinflammatory mediators, cytotoxicity,13 DNA damage, and oxidative stress.