Terms and Fx Physiology

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prostaglandins

mediators of the cellular phases of inflammation and are potent vasodilators

Thromboxanes

Powerful vasoconstriction and increase platelet aggragation

leukotrienes

important mediators of bionchial asthma

Prostacyclin

vasodilator and reduces platelet aggregation

phospholipase A2

splits arachidonic acid from the phosphlipids

cyclooxygenase

slipts arachidonic acid to prostaglandins, prostacyclin or thromboxanes

lipoxygenase

slipts arachidonic acid to leukotrienes

serotonin is derived from what aa

tryptophan

enteroendocrine cells produce what hormones

histamine, gastrin, serotonin

in pineal gland serotonin is a precursor of what ?

melatonin

what is the function of lysergic acid diethylamide in brain

interferes w/ the action of serotonin in the brain

what cytokines cause release of histamine from mast cell degranuklation

IL 1 and IL 8

what anaphylatoxins cause release of histamine from mast cell degranuklation

C3a and C5a

function of urokinase

activates plasminogen

urokinase is produced by what organ

kidney

what factors convert fibrinogen to fibrin

thrombin and ionized calcium

decreased sodium delivery to the distal tubules of the kidney caused release of what ?

Renin by kidney

cellular source of IL-1

macrophages

cellular source of IL-2

helper T-cell

cellular source of IL-3

T-cell

cellular source of IL-4

Helper T-cell

cellular source of IL-5

Helper T-cell

cellular source of IL-6

T-cell macrophages

cellular source of IL-7

Stromal cells

cellular source of IL-8

macrophages endothelial cells

cellular source of IL-10

T- and B- cells Monocytes macrophages

cellular source of IL-12

Monocytes

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