T cells and eosinophils cooperate in the induction of bronchial epithelial cell apoptosis in asthma


Trautmann A., Schmid-Grendelmeier P., Kruger K., Crameri R., Akdis M., Akkaya A., ...More

JOURNAL OF ALLERGY AND CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGY, vol.109, no.2, pp.329-337, 2002 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 109 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Doi Number: 10.1067/mai.2002.121460
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF ALLERGY AND CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.329-337

Abstract

Background: Asthma is an inflammatory airway disease associated with an infiltration of T cells and eosinophils, increased levels of pro-inflammatory cytokines, and shedding of bronchial epithelial cells (ECs).