Potential Agents against Plasma Leakage.

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Shock due to severe plasma leakage may happen in infectious diseases such as severe dengue and sepsis due to various bacterial infections, which may be deleterious and may lead to death. Various substances and proteins are known to modulate the effects of proleakage mediators and counteract the deleterious effect of plasma leakage. Some of the various substances and proteins such as focal adhesion kinase (FAK), the Rho GTPases, protein kinase A, and caveolin-1 have dual actions; therefore they are not suitable for therapy. However, sphingosine 1 phosphate and its receptor agonists, Angiopoetin-1, Slit, and Bbeta 15-42 may be promising.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-7
Number of pages7
JournalISRN Pharmacology
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2011


  • COMMUNICABLE diseases
  • BACTERIAL diseases

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