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Regulation of cytokine expression in human plasmacytoid dendritic cells by prostaglandin I2 analogues
Plasmacytoid dendritic cells (pDCs) are critical in controlling adaptive immunity, but the mechanisms governing cytokine expression remain incompletely defined. Analogues of prostaglandin (PG)I2,Expand
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Association of interferon‐γ and interferon regulatory factor 1 polymorphisms with asthma in a family‐based association study in Taiwan
  • T. Wang, Y-T Chu, +4 authors Y.-C. Ko
  • Medicine
  • Clinical and experimental allergy : journal of…
  • 1 September 2006
Background Asthma is a multi‐factorial disorder caused by complex interactions between genetic and environmental factors. IFN‐γ and IFN regulatory factor 1 (IRF‐1) affect Th1/Th2 cytokine balance,Expand
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Effects of formoterol and salmeterol on the production of Th1- and Th2-related chemokines by monocytes and bronchial epithelial cells
It is unknown whether formoterol and salmeterol, two long-acting β2-adrenoreceptor agonists, have regulatory functions in the production of T-helper cell (Th) type 2- and Th1-related chemokines byExpand
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The polymorphisms of Eotaxin 1 and CCR3 genes influence on serum IgE, Eotaxin levels and mild asthmatic children in Taiwan
Background:  Asthma is a complex disorder, which is known to be affected by interactions between genetic and environmental factors. The human Eotaxin 1 and CCR3 attract eosinophils andExpand
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