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CC16 in allergy and allergic inflammation
Clara cell 16-kDa (CC16) is an anti-inflammatory protein mainly produced in the lung epithelium by Clara cells. Patients with asthma have lower levels of CC16 in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid and serum compared with healthy ...
Epidemiological Studies of Childhood Wheeze - Risk factors and Long-term Outcome
Wheezing with viral infections is common in childhood and both genetic and environmental factors have been reported to influence the risk of subsequent asthma development. The overall aim of this thesis was to study the ...
Exahaled NO and small airway function in asthma and cystic fibrosis
Background: Asthma and cystic fibrosis (CF) are chronic inflammatory airway disorders known to involve the peripheral airways. Non-invasive tests sensitive to peripheral airway function and inflammation are therefore of ...