Agents and Actions

, Volume 26, Issue 1–2, pp 93–95 | Cite as

Pharmacodynamics of lipoxin A4 in airway smooth muscle

  • S. -E. Dahlén
  • C. A. Veale
  • S. E. Webber
  • B. E. Marron
  • K. C. Nicolaou
  • C. N. Serhan
Mediators of Hypersensitivity Reactions

Keywords

Smooth Muscle Airway Smooth Muscle 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. -E. Dahlén
    • 1
    • 2
  • C. A. Veale
    • 3
  • S. E. Webber
    • 3
  • B. E. Marron
    • 3
  • K. C. Nicolaou
    • 3
  • C. N. Serhan
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of PhysiologyKarolinska InstitutetStockholmSweden
  2. 2.Institute of Environmental MedicineKarolinska InstitutetStockholmSweden
  3. 3.Department of ChemistryUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA
  4. 4.Hematology Division, Department of MedicineBrigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA

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