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Main Title Asthma : causes and mechanisms of an epidemic inflammatory disease /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Platts-Mills, Thomas.
Publisher Lewis Publishers,
Year Published 1999
OCLC Number 40881477
ISBN 1566703735 (alk. paper)
Subjects Asthma--Etiology ; Asthma--Pathophysiology ; Asthma ; Air Pollution, Indoor--adverse effects
Internet Access
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EIAM  RC 591 .A755 1999 Region 2 Library/New York,NY 11/30/2001
EKBM  RC591.A755 1999 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 06/06/2003
Collation 241 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
The rising prevalence and severity of asthma in Western society : are the causes of asthma the causes of the increase? / Thomas A.E. Platts-Mills ... {et al.} -- Viral modulation of airway inflammation / Scherer P. Sanders and David Proud -- The risk of developing asthma during childhood / Peter W. Heymann ... {et al.} -- Loss of airway M2 muscarinic receptor function following inflammation and viral infection / David B. Jacoby and Allison D. Fryer -- Role of CD4+ T cells in the development of aeroallergen-induced allergic inflammation / Marsha Wills-Karp -- Modified recombinant allergens for immunotherapy / Alisa M. Smith -- Cockroach-sensitive guinea pig asthma : a model for indoor environmental asthma / Bann C. Kang ... {et al.} -- The effects of environmental tobacco smoke on asthma : studies with a dynamic exposure chamber / Samuel B. Lehrer, Roy J. Rando, and Manuel Lopez -- Airborne contaminants and asthma : the effects of ozone, NO2, SO2 endotoxin and diesel particulates on normal & asthmatic lungs / David Peden and Brian Boehlecke -- The role of genetics and indoor allergen exposure in atopic asthma / Kathleen Barnes and Mark C. Liu -- The contribution of genes and environment to asthma / Lanny Rosenwasser.