Animal models of airway hyperresponsiveness.

@article{Said2009AnimalMO,
  title={Animal models of airway hyperresponsiveness.},
  author={Sami I. Said},
  journal={The European respiratory journal},
  year={2009},
  volume={33 1},
  pages={
          217-8
        }
}
To the Editors: I read with much interest the review by Meurs et al. 1, in which they examined the relative merits of several animal models of airway hyperresponsiveness (AHR), and the insights these models provide into the mechanisms of airway physiology and pathophysiology. The study appropriately focused on the role of nitric oxide (NO) as a transmitter of the inhibitory ( i.e. relaxant) nonadrenergic, noncholinergic (NANC) system, the principal defence against excessive airway smooth… CONTINUE READING

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