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Cysteinyl-Leukotrienes and the Human Lung

  • Isabelle Gorenne
  • Carlos Labat
  • Xavier Norel
  • Jean-Pierre Gascard
  • Charles Brink
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 447)

Abstract

Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease of the airways involving recurrent airway obstruction. While the exact cause of this inflammation is presently unknown, allergen and locally released endogenous mediators play a crucial role in the severity and exacerbation of the symptoms associated with the disease.

Keywords

Asthmatic Patient Human Airway Lung Sample Airway Muscle CysLT2 Receptor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Isabelle Gorenne
    • 1
  • Carlos Labat
    • 1
  • Xavier Norel
    • 1
  • Jean-Pierre Gascard
    • 1
  • Charles Brink
    • 1
  1. 1.CNRS ERS 566Centre Chirurgical Marie LannelongueLe Plessis RobinsonFrance

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