Surgery induces human mononuclear cell arginase i expression

Betty J. Tsuei, Andrew C. Bernard, Matthew D. Shane, Lawrence A. Shirley, Mary E. Maley, Bernard R. Boulanger, Paul A. Kearney, Juan B. Ochoa

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Arginase is a metabolic enzyme for the amino acid arginine that participates in the immune response to trauma. We hypothesize that surgical trauma induces arginase expression and activity in the human immune system.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)497-502
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Trauma
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 2001

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine


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