How can we help?

You can also find more resources in our Help Center.

27 terms

Terms and Fx Physiology

STUDY
PLAY
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