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LTB4

Last reviewed dd mmm yyyy. Last edited dd mmm yyyy

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Leukotriene B4 is a metabolite of LTA4 with a variety of inflammatory-type effects in keeping with its key site of production, the neutrophil:

  • neutrophil aggregation, adhesion to venules and chemotaxis
  • plasma exudation
  • stimulation of phospholipase A2

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