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ANKA infection

Open Access | Exogenous nitric oxide decreases brain vascular inflammation, leakage and venular resistance during Plasmodium berghei ANKA infection in mice

June 10, 2011 - 12:30 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Graziela M Zanini, Pedro Cabrales, Wisam Barkho, John A Frangos and Leonardo J M Carvalho
Reference: 
Journal of Neuroinflammation 2011, 8:66

These results indicate that the protective effect of exogenous NO on murine CM is associated with decreased brain vascular expression of inflammatory markers resulting in attenuated endothelial junction damage and facilitating blood flow.

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