10. Regulation of Pulmonary Arachidonic acid Metabolism by Anti-Inflammatory Steroids

  1. Ruth Porter and
  2. Julie Whelan
  1. R.J. Flower

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470720615.ch10

Ciba Foundation Symposium 78 - Metabolic Activities of the Lung

Ciba Foundation Symposium 78 - Metabolic Activities of the Lung

How to Cite

Flower, R.J. (1980) Regulation of Pulmonary Arachidonic acid Metabolism by Anti-Inflammatory Steroids, in Ciba Foundation Symposium 78 - Metabolic Activities of the Lung (eds R. Porter and J. Whelan), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470720615.ch10

Author Information

  1. Department of Prostaglandin Research, Wellcome Research Laboratories, Langley Court, Beckenham, Kent, BR3 3BS, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1980

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780444901590

Online ISBN: 9780470720615

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Keywords:

  • anti-inflammatory steroids;
  • enzymes;
  • highly active local hormones;
  • arachidonic acid liberation;
  • biosynthesis

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Mode and Site of Action of Steroid Blockade

  • The ‘Second Messenger’ Theory of Steroid Action

  • Significance of These Findings

  • References

  • Discussion

  • References