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1. Which of the following is untrue?

  • Histamine is causes dilation of smooth muscle
  • Histamine causes itching by stimulation of sensory nerve endings
  • Histamine is synthesised from Histidine by Histidine decarboxylase
  • Histamine receptors are G-protein coupled receptors
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2. Which is incorrect about Leukotrienes?

  • Leukotrienes inhibit proliferation of macrophages and lymphocytes
  • Leukotrienes include BLT-receptors, CysLT-receptors and ALX-receptors
  • Leukotrienes are synthesised from arcahidonic acid

3. Which is not the role of Platelet Activating Factor in inflammation?

  • Hyperalgesia
  • Increased Vascular Permeability
  • Stimulates Proliferation of macrophages and lymphocytes
  • Vasodilation

4. Which of the following are incorrect?

  • STATs - Signal Transducer and activator of Transcription
  • PAF- Prostacyclin Activation Factor
  • JAK- Just Another Kinase

5. Which of these cytokines are not pro-inflammatory?

  • IL-2
  • IL-21
  • IL-1
  • Tumour necrosis factor - alpha

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