Role of PGE2 in Asthma and Nonasthmatic Eosinophilic Bronchitis

  title={Role of PGE2 in Asthma and Nonasthmatic Eosinophilic Bronchitis},
  author={Beatriz Sastre and Victoria del Pozo},
  booktitle={Mediators of inflammation},
Eosinophilic bronchitis is a common cause of chronic cough, which like asthma is characterized by sputum eosinophilia, but unlike asthma there is no variable airflow obstruction or airway hyperresponsiveness. Several studies suggest that prostaglandins may play an important role in orchestrating interactions between different cells in several inflammatory diseases such as asthma. PGE(2) is important because of the multiplicity of its effects on immune response in respiratory diseases; however… CONTINUE READING
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