Mediators of Acute Inflammation Quiz

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What is the main action of histamine?

Increased vascular permeability and vasodilation of venules

Where is serotonin primarily sourced from?

Platelet granules

What are the main actions of serotonin?

Actions similar to histamine

What influences vasomotor phenomena, vascular permeability, chemotaxis, and pain in the inflammatory process?

Exogenous and endogenous mediators

What is the source of arachidonic acid derivatives such as prostaglandins and leucotrienes?

Cell-derived sources

Which of the following is an exogenous mediator of acute inflammation?

Peptides of E. coli

What is the main action of histamine?

Increased vascular permeability and vasodilation of venules

Where is serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine) sourced from?

Platelet granules

Which of the following is an action of arachidonic acid derivatives?

Influencing vasomotor phenomena

What are the main sources of vasoactive amines?

Mast cell and platelet granules

Test your knowledge of the mediators of acute inflammation with this quiz. Explore the role of exogenous and endogenous mediators, including vasoactive amines, arachidonic acid derivatives, and more.

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