Chapter 91. The Role of Inflammation in the Regulation of Airway Smooth Muscle Cell Function and Growth

  1. William W. Busse MD1 and
  2. Stephen T. Holgate BSc, MD, FRCP2
  1. Aili L. Lazaar,
  2. Yassine Amrani and
  3. Reynold A. Panettieri Jr

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470694923.ch21

Asthma and Rhinitis, Second Edition

Asthma and Rhinitis, Second Edition

How to Cite

Lazaar, A. L., Amrani, Y. and Panettieri, R. A. (2000) The Role of Inflammation in the Regulation of Airway Smooth Muscle Cell Function and Growth, in Asthma and Rhinitis, Second Edition (eds W. W. Busse and S. T. Holgate), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470694923.ch21

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Medicine Head, Clinical Immunology, University of Wisconsin-Madison Medical School, Department of Medicine, Madison Wisconsin, USA

  2. 2

    Clinical Professor of Immuno-Pharmacology, Medical Specialties, Southampton General Hospital, Youthampton, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632041756

Online ISBN: 9780470694923

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Keywords:

  • bronchoconstriction;
  • airway smooth muscle;
  • cell hypertrophy;
  • phosphatidylinositides;
  • neurotransmitters

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Airway Smooth Muscle Cell Proliferation

  • Cytokines Modulate Calcium Homeostasis and Cell Adhesion Molecule Expression in Airway Smooth Muscle Cells

  • Cytokines Induce Cell Adhesion Molecule Expression in Airway Smooth Muscle Cells

  • Summary

  • Acknowledgements

  • References