Glucocorticoid Actions on Airway Smooth Muscle

Ian M. Adcock*, Loukia Tsaprouni, Pank Bhavsar

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    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationAirway Smooth Muscle in Asthma and COPD
    Subtitle of host publicationBiology and Pharmacology
    PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons
    Number of pages20
    ISBN (Print)9780470060667
    Publication statusPublished (VoR) - 4 Jun 2008


    • Airway smooth muscle (ASM) airways disease
    • Asthma drug and ASM migration
    • Epithelial-mesenchymal trophic unit (EMTU)
    • GR transactivation and histone acetylation
    • Glucocorticoid act and cytosolic glucocorticoid receptors (GR)
    • Glucocorticoid antiproliferative activity
    • Glucocorticoid response elements (GREs)
    • Glucocorticoids in mitogen activated protein kinases (MAPKs)
    • β2-agonist and glucocorticoid action

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