Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Modeling Allergic Asthma in Mice - Pitfalls and Opportunities

Kumar, Rakesh K; Foster, Paul S

Description

Studies in murine experimental models have contributed greatly to understanding the mechanisms of allergic inflammation underlying asthma. However, models involving short-term high-level exposure of sensitized animals to antigen have significant limitations for investigating the pathogenesis of the lesions of chronic asthma. Modeling chronic asthma is problematic, because long-term antigenic challenge often triggers widespread pulmonary parenchymal inflammation or leads to eventual...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2002
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/72647
Source: American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology

Download

File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Kumar_Modeling_Allergic_Asthma_in_2002.pdf144 kBAdobe PDF    Request a copy


Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  12 November 2018/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator