A bovine whey protein extract can induce the generation of regulatory T cells and shows potential to alleviate asthma symptoms in a murine asthma model.

@article{Chen2013ABW,
  title={A bovine whey protein extract can induce the generation of regulatory T cells and shows potential to alleviate asthma symptoms in a murine asthma model.},
  author={Jiunn-Horng Chen and Po-han Huang and Chen-Chen Lee and Pin-Yu Chen and Hui-Chen Chen},
  journal={The British journal of nutrition},
  year={2013},
  volume={109 10},
  pages={
          1813-20
        }
}
The number of people with asthma has dramatically increased over the past few decades and the cost of care is more than $11·3 billion per year. The use of steroids is the major treatment to control asthma symptoms, but the side effects are often devastating. Seeking new drugs or new strategies to reduce the dose of steroid taken has always been an important task. A bovine whey protein extract (WPE), which is enriched in transforming growth factor-β (TGF-β), has been demonstrated to have the… CONTINUE READING
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