He and his collaborators found that when the low-density lipoprotein (LDL, the so-called "bad cholesterol") is oxidized, it increases the synthesis of a blood-clotting agent, called thromboxane, in the platelets.
What does TX stand for?
TX stands for Thromboxane
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In addition, the levels of thromboxane B2 (TXB2) and prostaglandin E2 (PGE2) in collagen stimulated PRP were significantly inhibited in a concentration-dependent manner by indole-3-carbinol.
The basis of the concern about omega-6 fatty acids is that linoleic acid (the major omega-3 fatty acid in the diet) is converted in part to arachidonic acid, which is a precursor for pro-inflammatory eicosanoids such as prostaglandin E2, leukotriene B4, and thromboxane A2.
7 mmol/l, slowed heart rates by 7 beats per minute and decreased urinary thromboxane [B.
In one assay the platelets were treated with arachidonic acid; in the second, they were treated with urinary thromboxane [B.
Aspirin acts through irreversible inhibition of cyclooxygenase enzyme activity in platelets and therefore reduces levels of the platelet activator thromboxane [A.
Plant-based product Dr Scurr's Zinopin can help to keep the blood circulating and reduce the production of thromboxane, which activates platelets in the blood responsible for clotting.
Unlike nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, bromelain may selectively inhibit proinflammatory thromboxane generation, shifting the ratio of thromboxane to prostacyclin in favor of the anti-inflammatory prostacyclin (Cell Mol.