Inflamatory mechanisms in bronchial asthma and COPD

Masakazu Ichinose

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Both bronchial asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are recognized as inflammatory diseases, although the inflammatory process for each disease is different. In this review, I describe some inflammatory molecules that seem to be involved in the inflammatory process in each disease.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-6
Number of pages6
JournalTohoku Journal of Experimental Medicine
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2003 May 1


  • Asthma
  • COPD
  • Neuropeptides
  • Reactive nitrogen species

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)


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