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- n. An immunosuppressive agent.
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- n. a drug that lowers the body's normal immune response
Likewise, how many effects could follow the simple histamine release by NGF activated mast cells, considering the well-established role of this amine as an immunomodulator or an immunosuppressor?
But high doses block inflammation by increasing expression of the enzyme indoleamine 2,3 dioxygenase, or IDO, an immunosuppressor, the researchers say.