Inflammagen | definition of inflammagen by Medical dictionary
an irritant that elicits both edema and the cellular response of inflammation.
inflammagen /in·flam·ma·gen/ (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 .
We used LPS, a potent inflammagen
, as a positive control because it is a well-known activator of microglia (Facchinetti et al.