Joep Hoevenaars

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BACKGROUND IL-16 has been described as a natural soluble CD4-ligand with immunosuppressive effects in vitro. However, little is known about the effect of IL-16 on immune responses in vivo. OBJECTIVE In the present study, we examined the effect of IL-16 administration in a murine model of allergic asthma. Next, we determined whether these effects were(More)
Methods: We applied for the first time the two in vivo confocal microscopes commonly used in dermatology (VivaScope ® 1500 and 3000, CALIBER, distributed in Europe by Mavig GmbH, Munich, Germany) to observe the cornea, the bulbar and tarsal conjunctiva, the eyelid margin, the lacrimal punctum and the palpebral skin of healthy volunteers. Tumoral,(More)
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