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Calcitonin gene related peptide and N-procalcitonin modulate CD11b upregulation in lipopolysaccharide activated monocytes and neutrophils.

Authors
  • Monneret, Guillaume
  • Arpin, Maud
  • Venet, Fabienne
  • Maghni, Karim
  • Debard, Anne-Lise
  • Pachot, Alexandre
  • Lepape, Alain
  • Bienvenu, Jacques
Type
Published Article
Journal
Intensive care medicine
Publication Date
Jun 01, 2003
Volume
29
Issue
6
Pages
923–928
Identifiers
PMID: 12712241
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

These findings are in line with recent studies demonstrating anti-inflammatory properties for this family of peptides. CGRP and calcitonin precursors may function as factors suppressing the propagation of inflammation through the inhibition of several processes involved during a response to a bacterial stimulus.

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