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1. Which of the following is untrue?

  • Histamine is causes dilation of smooth muscle
  • Histamine is synthesised from Histidine by Histidine decarboxylase
  • Histamine receptors are G-protein coupled receptors
  • Histamine causes itching by stimulation of sensory nerve endings
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2. Which is not the role of Platelet Activating Factor in inflammation?

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

3. Which of these cytokines are not anti-inflammatory?

  • IL-10
  • IL-8
  • Transforming growth factor - Beta
  • IL-13

4. Which of the following symptoms is not in the triple response to histamine?

  • Flare
  • Itch
  • Reddening
  • Wheal

5. 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


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