Inflammatory cytokines modulate eotaxin release by human lung fibroblast cell line.

Abstract

Eotaxin, a potent eosinophil-specific chemotactic factor, is increased in the lower respiratory tract of asthma patients. Recently, lung fibroblasts have been reported to produce eotaxin and their activation can be modulated by inflammatory cytokines. To test the hypothesis that inflammatory cytokines modulate the eotaxin release from lung fibroblasts, we… (More)

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