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Inflammation

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All of the following are mediators of inflammation except – (AIIMS May 2012)



A Tumour necrosis factor –α (TNF-(α)

B Interleukin – 1

C Myeloperoxidase

D Prostaglandins

Ans. C Myeloperoxidase

Myeloperoxidase is not an inflammatory mediator. It is an enzyme of neutrophil which catalyzes the conversion of Cl-, Br-, and I-, and SCN to the corresponding acids (HOCl, HOBr etc). These acids are potent oxidants and help in destroying the invading organisms.

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