TITLE

Basic mechanisms in COPD

PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
Thorax;Dec2007 Supp, Vol. 62, pA27
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Abstract
ABSTRACT
The article presents abstracts on medical topics which include the status of sputum interleukin-5 in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) subjects with eosinophilic airway inflammation, effect of theophylline on corticosteroid sensitivity in COPD cells and the contribution of growth related oncogene alpha to chemotaxis in COPD.
ACCESSION #
27950438

 

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