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

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Type
Published Article
Journal
Intensive care medicine
Publication Date
Volume
29
Issue
6
Pages
923–928
Identifiers
PMID: 12712241
Source
Medline

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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