Search for dissertations about: "EP-receptor"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the word EP-receptor.

  1. 1. Prostaglandin E2 in Brain-mediated Illness Responses

    Author : Louise Elander; Anders Blomqvist; Marianne Schultzberg; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; prostaglandin e2; PGE2; cox-1; cox-2; mPGES-1; fever; anorexia; food intake; HPA-axis; EP-receptor; LPS; IL-1; IL-6; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Neurobiology; Neurobiologi;

    Abstract : We are unceasingly exposed to potentially harmful microorganisms. The battle against threatening infectious agents includes activation of both the innate and of the adaptive immune systems. READ MORE

  2. 2. Prostaglandin E2 as mediator and modulator of airway smooth muscle responses

    Author : Jesper Säfholm; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Prostaglandin E2 (PGE2) is a lipid mediator produced by virtually every cell of the human body. Because common non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) inhibit its biosynthesis, PGE2 is usually considered to be a ‘pro-inflammatory’ mediator. The role of PGE2 in the lung and airways has however always been unclear. READ MORE