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a. espasmódico agente que produce espasmos.
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Allergen-induced anaphylactic airway smooth muscle contraction is a widely used in vitro animal model to demonstrate immediate mast cell degranulation and rapid release of spasmogens like histamine and peptidoleukotrienes, causing bronchial contraction (Roquet et al.
Although the extracts were used for KCl- and oxytocin- induced uterine contraction, however, the comparison of PGE antispasmodic effect on these spasmogens shows that the effects of the extracts on oxytocin-induced contractions is more potent than on KCl-induced contraction.
5-Lipoxygenase (5-LOX) catalyzes the first step in the oxygenation of arachidonic acid, thus leading to the production of biologically active spasmogens, compounds such as leukotrienes and 5-hydroxy-eicosatetraenoic acid.
Human asthma is characterized and its severity is diagnosed by heightened airway reactivity to varying concentrations of nonspecific bronchoconstrictors or spasmogens such as methacholine.