cyclooxygenase inhibitor


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Related to cyclooxygenase inhibitor: prostaglandin inhibitor, Cyclooxygenase 2 inhibitor

cyclooxygenase inhibitor

Any agent that suppresses inflammation by blocking the inflammatory effects of cyclooxygenase.
See also: inhibitor
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Effects of nitric oxide synthase and cyclooxygenase inhibitors, and muscarinic receptor antagonist on Ch1LW-induced relaxation
Antiinflammatory effects have already been demonstrated with chalcones (Hsieh et al., 1998), and some chalcone derivatives have been reported to be potent chemical mediators and cyclooxygenase inhibitors. Hsieh et al.
cyclooxygenase inhibitors, inhibitors of cytokine generation); scavenging and quenching of ROS by antioxidants; inhibition of neutrophil elastase activity to prevent extracellular matrix damage and activation of matrix metalloproteases (MMPs), and inhibition of MMP expression (e.g.
We next performed experiments that examined the effects of cyclooxygenase inhibitors (commonly used in the treatment of OA) on the spontaneous production of eicosanoids by cartilage explants.
Combining enzyme specificity and tissue selectivity of cyclooxygenase inhibitors: towards better tolerability?
The cardiovascular toxicity of selective and nonselective cyclooxygenase inhibitors: comparisons, contrasts, and aspirin confounding.

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