Sex differences in activation of lung-related type 2 innate lymphoid cells in experimental asthma.

@article{Warren2017SexDI,
  title={Sex differences in activation of lung-related type 2 innate lymphoid cells in experimental asthma.},
  author={Kristi J. Warren and Jenea M. Sweeter and Jacqueline A. Pavlik and Amy J. Nelson and Jane M Devasure and John D. Dickinson and Joseph H. Sisson and Todd A Wyatt and Jill A. Poole},
  journal={Annals of allergy, asthma & immunology : official publication of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology},
  year={2017},
  volume={118 2},
  pages={233-234}
}
Sex differences in asthma phenotypes and prevalence have been well described. In experimental animal models of asthma, female mice have increased airway hyperresponsiveness, eosinophil influx, and increased type 2 cytokine production (ie, interleukin [IL] 4, IL-5, and IL-13) in the lungs after allergen challenge when compared with males. Although CD4þ TH2… CONTINUE READING