prophlogistic

prophlogistic

adjective Referring to the induction of inflammation in tissues.
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XOR-derived ROS are also involved in cancer pathogenesis because they may promote neoplastic transformation by activating target genes with prophlogistic, antiapoptotic, and proliferative actions.
Caption: Figure 2: Prophlogistic action of reactive oxygen (ROS) and nitrogen (RNS) species.
Experimental strategies to block prophlogistic mediators have not proven successful [27] because of the multiple, redundant pathways that initiate inflammation.