kinin


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.

kinin

[′kī·nən]
(pharmacology)
Any of several pharmacologically active polypeptides that act as hypotensives, contracting isolated smooth muscles and increasing capillary permeability; an example is bradykinin.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Indian red scorpion (Buthus tamulus) venom-induced augmentation of cardiac reflexes is mediated through the mechanisms involving kinins in urethane anaesthetized rats.
Recently, kinin receptor (B1 and B2) knockout mice showed age-related hyperglycemia, increases of hepatic gluconeogenesis, intolerance of glucose, decreases in insulin sensibility, and functional impairment of pancreatic islets (35, 36).
Kinin peptides in human trapezius muscle during sustained isometric contraction and their relation to pain.
Selective kinin receptor agonists as cardioprotective agents in myocardial ischemia and diabetes," Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, vol.
Itching can be caused by a number of physical stimulichanges in temperature, superficial touches, chemical- histamine, kinin, opioid peptides, vasoactive intestinal polypeptide (VIP), serotonin, prostaglandin F1, but also emotional factors.
The mechanism by which lignocaine prevents pain when applied prior to propofol injection is reported to be its local anaesthetic effect on the vein and its stabilisation of the kinin cascade (1).
Kinin Sean Maunsell (Kerry) and Michael Kirkpatrick (Derry) exchanged goals.
Evidence of participation of B1 and B2 kinin receptors in formalin-induced nociceptive response in mouse.
Korneal kesi ile kinin, arasidonik asit, norotrofin gibi inflamatuvar sitokinler salinmakta ve bu sitokinler sinir reseptorlerindeki aksiyon potansiyelini ve uyariya yaniti degistiterek kornea duyarliligini etkilemektedir.
1-6) Subsequently we found a similar cascade of kinin generation did involve in vascular permeability in the solid tumor.