Exhaled breath condensate MMP-9 level and its relationship with asthma severity and interleukin-4/10 levels in children


Karakoc G. , Yukselen A., YILMAZ M., ALTINTAŞ D. U. , Kendirli S. G.

ANNALS OF ALLERGY ASTHMA & IMMUNOLOGY, vol.108, no.5, pp.300-304, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 108 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.anai.2012.02.019
  • Title of Journal : ANNALS OF ALLERGY ASTHMA & IMMUNOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.300-304

Abstract

Background: Matrix metalloproteases (MMPs) are key mediators in airway remodeling, and MMP-9 is the main type investigated to discover its implication for the pathogenesis and severity of asthma.