Archives For: February 2011

Augmentation of arginase 1 expression by exposure to air pollution exacerbates the airways hyperresponsiveness in murine models of asthma.

February 27, 2011 - 11:21 am

North ML, Amatullah H, Khanna N, Urch B, Grasemann H, Silverman F, Scott JA. Respir Res. 2011 Feb 3;12:19. ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND: Arginase overexpression contributes to airways hyperresponsiveness (AHR) in asthma. Arginase expression is further augmented in cigarette smoking asthmatics, suggesting...