Browsing Theses and Dissertations by Affiliation of Duke Author(s) "Medicine, Duke Human Vaccine Institute"
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Particulate allergens potentiate allergic asthma in mice through sustained IgE-mediated mast cell activation. (J Clin Invest, 2011-03)Allergic asthma is characterized by airway hyperresponsiveness, inflammation, and a cellular infiltrate dominated by eosinophils. Numerous epidemiological studies have related the exacerbation of allergic asthma with an ...