IL6 and dendritic cells in allergic asthma

Fletcher, C. E.
August 2008
Thorax;Aug2008, Vol. 63 Issue 8, p731
Academic Journal
The article reports on the role of interleukin (IL)6 and dendritic cells (DCs) in the regulation of T helper cell differentiation and allergic asthma. It discusses the activation of the phosphatidylinositol-3 kinase (PI3k)-Akt pathway due to cell surface expression of c-Kit by DCs and stem cell factor (SCF).


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