[Dexamethasone inhibits IL-5-induced eosinophil survival].


OBJECTIVE To assess the effect of dexamethasone (Dex) on interleukine-5-induced survival of eosinophils (EOS) in vitro. METHODS EOS were purified from guinea pigs by Percoll density gradient and incubated for 4 days in the presence of IL-5 with or without Dex. Cell viabilities were determined by staining cells with fluorescein diacetate and propidium… (More)


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@article{Sun1999DexamethasoneII, title={[Dexamethasone inhibits IL-5-induced eosinophil survival].}, author={Qing Sun and Yingchun Zhu and Wen Xu and Xiaofeng Zeng}, journal={Zhongguo yi xue ke xue yuan xue bao. Acta Academiae Medicinae Sinicae}, year={1999}, volume={21 1}, pages={43-6} }