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Chemical Mediators of Immediate Hypersensitivity Reactions

Handbook of Physiology, The Respiratory System, Mechanics of Breathing

  1. Jeffrey M. Drazen

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp030340

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Drazen, J. M. 2011. Chemical Mediators of Immediate Hypersensitivity Reactions. Comprehensive Physiology. 711–718.

Author Information

  1. Department of Physiology, Harvard School of Public Health, and Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Mediator Concept
  • 2
    Mediators: Release and Control
  • 3
    Pharmacology of Mediators with Action on Airway Smooth Muscle
    • 3.1
      Primary Mediators
    • 3.2
      Newly Generated Mediators
  • 4
    Summary