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  • potent
  • Leukotriene B 4 (LTB 4 ) is a potent chemoattractant active on multiple leukocytes, including neutrophils, macrophages, and eosinophils, and is implicated in the pathogenesis of a variety of inflammatory processes. (rupress.org)
  • inflammatory
  • Leukotrienes are membrane derived bioactive lipids that play an important role in immune responses by initiating and maintaining the inflammatory responses. (lu.se)
  • Experimental
  • Endogenous production of leukotriene has been shown to be protective during the early phases of experimental vesicular stomatitis virus-mediated encephalitis ( 12 ). (jimmunol.org)
  • leukocytes
  • Prostaglandins were originally shown to be synthesized in the prostate gland, thromboxanes from platelets (thrombocytes) and leukotrienes from leukocytes, hence the derivation of their names. (hmdb.ca)