Neutrophil-infiltrated paw edema induced by mannose-binding Dioclea violacea lectin.
Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Federal University of Ceará, Cel. Nunes de Melo 1127, 60430-270, Fortaleza, CE, Brazil.
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Jan 01, 2013
DvL induces edema, increase in vascular permeability and neutrophil infiltration. The edematogenic activity involves the lectin mannose-binding sites and is associated with histamine, cytokines and nitric oxide, since it could be treated with meclizine, dexamethasone and L-NAME.
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