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cyclooxygenase-2

Definitions

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  • n. an enzyme that makes prostaglandins that cause inflammation and pain and fever

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Examples

  • It found that ginger, like the NSAID's, inhibits the enzymes cyclooxygenase-1 and cyclooxygenase-2.

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  • It inhibits the function of cyclooxygenase-2 COX-2, an enzyme tied to inflammation.

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  • The researchers focused on an enzyme known as cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2), which is involved in a variety of physiologic functions, from regulating blood pressure to controlling inflammation and contracting muscles.

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  • A research team from Czech Republic immunohistochemically examined the expression of cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma using monoclonal and polyclonal antibodies to validate the potential usefulness of this marker in predictive oncology.

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  • Comparative analysis of clinicopathological correlations of cyclooxygenase-2 expression in resectable pancreatic cancer.

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  • STUDY DESIGN: To investigate postoperative analgesia in FESS, a prospective randomized, double-blinded comparison of hydrocodone/acetaminophen 7.5/750 mg (an opioidderivative) with rofecoxib 50 mg (a cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor) was performed.

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  • Unlike boswellia, however, NSAIDs work by inhibiting the cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) enzymes.

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  • Kiritoshi S, Nishikawa T, Sonoda K, Kukidome D, Senokuchi T, et al. (2003) Reactive oxygen species from mitochondria induce cyclooxygenase-2 gene expression in human mesangial cells: potential role in diabetic nephropathy.

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  • The researchers focused on an enzyme known as cyclooxygenase-2 COX-2, which is involved in a variety of physiologic functions, from regulating blood pressure to controlling inflammation and contracting muscles.

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  • The aim of the present study was to determine the neural activity in response to a nociceptive stimulus and to investigate the effects of fentanyl (an opioid agonist) and parecoxib (a selective cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor) on this nociception-induced cortical activity evoked by tail pinch.

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