[Mechanism of action of glucocorticoids in asthma].


While on the basis of clinical studies glucocorticoids (GC) became the first-line therapy for asthma, the molecular basis of GC action has been extensively studied. Glucocorticoids exert their effects by binding to the glucocorticoid receptor (GR), which then inhibits or increases gene transcription through processes known as transrepression and… (More)