inflammagen

inflammagen

 [in-flam´ah-jen]
an irritant that elicits both edema and the cellular response of inflammation.
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The mechanism of hepatocyte injury in cholestasis is believed to be due to inflammatory response of pro-inflammatory mediators created by inflammagen bile acids [21].
McDaniel et al., "Adaptive redox response of mesenchymal stromal cells to stimulation with lipopolysaccharide inflammagen: mechanisms of remodeling of tissue barriers in sepsis," Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity, vol.
We used LPS, a potent inflammagen, as a positive control because it is a well-known activator of microglia (Facchinetti et al.