The immunology of asthma

@article{Lambrecht2014TheIO,
  title={The immunology of asthma},
  author={Bart N. Lambrecht and Hamida Hammad},
  journal={Nature Immunology},
  year={2014},
  volume={16},
  pages={45-56}
}
Asthma is a common disease that affects 300 million people worldwide. Given the large number of eosinophils in the airways of people with mild asthma, and verified by data from murine models, asthma was long considered the hallmark T helper type 2 (TH2) disease of the airways. It is now known that some asthmatic inflammation is neutrophilic, controlled by the TH17 subset of helper T cells, and that some eosinophilic inflammation is controlled by type 2 innate lymphoid cells (ILC2 cells) acting… 

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