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Vitamin D and Immunomodulation in Bronchial Asthma
(Creighton University, 2012-06-11)
Asthma is one of the most common chronic inflammatory diseases of the airways. The chronic inflammation is associated with airway hyperresponsiveness (AHR), airway obstruction and airway remodeling. In asthmatics the airway ...
Analysis of Immunomodulatory Effects of Vitamin D in Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition and Airway Remodeling in Allergic Airway Inflammation.
(Creighton University, 2015-08-03)
The first line of defense from environmental factors in the host is the epithelium. In the lung, the epithelial layer provides not only a passive physical barrier, but also acts as an active protector through the release ...
Immunoregulatory Effects of Vitamin D in Cockroach-induced Asthma
(Creighton University, 2014-08)
Asthma is a chronic inflammatory lung disease of airways associated with reversible airway obstruction, functional and structural changes in the airways, and airway remodeling. Increased infiltration of CD4+ lymphocytes, ...
Vitamin D and Chemotaxis of Human blood Eosinophils
(Creighton University, 2010-05)
Asthma is one of the most chronic medical conditions characterized by inflammation of the airways, mucous production, and airway hyperresponsiveness. A hallmark of asthma is the presence and activation of inflammatory cells ...