Chemokines and their receptors in asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

@article{PaninaBordignon2003ChemokinesAT,
  title={Chemokines and their receptors in asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.},
  author={Paola Panina-Bordignon and Daniele D'Ambrosio},
  journal={Current opinion in pulmonary medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={9 2},
  pages={104-10}
}
Recruitment of inflammatory cells into the airways is a critical event that triggers and sustains the clinical manifestations of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Since the identification of the family of chemotactic cytokines, known as chemokines, as critical regulators of cell trafficking in the immune system, these molecules have come to the center stage in the field of inflammation and immunity. The goal of this article will be to summarize the recent developments in our… CONTINUE READING

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