COX-2: a link between airway inflammation and disordered chloride secretion in cystic fibrosis?

Clayton, A.; Knox, A .J.
July 2006
Thorax;Jul2006, Vol. 61 Issue 7, p552
Academic Journal
The article presents the cyclooxygenase (COX) and its possible connection in the regulation of inflammation and bronchial damage caused by cystic fibrosis (CF).COX is responsible for the conversion of arachidonic acid into prostanoids, which serves as lipid mediators and are thought to have a role in regulating inflammation.


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