Published in Lab Law Weekly, April 28th, 2006
According to recent research published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, "Human rhinoviruses, major precipitants of asthma exacerbations, infect the lower airway epithelium inducing inflammation. The possibility that viral infection may mediate angiogenesis, thus contributing to airway remodeling, has not been evaluated."
S. Psarras and colleagues, Foundation for Biomedical Research Academy of Athens IIBEAA, conducted research "to investigate whether epithelial infection with rhinovirus mediates angiogenesis in vitro, evaluate possible modulation by an...
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