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T Cell Regulation in Allergy, Asthma and Atopic Skin Diseases

Editor(s): Blaser K. (Davos) 
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Vol. 94, No. , 2008
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Blaser K (ed): T Cell Regulation in Allergy, Asthma and Atopic Skin Diseases. Chem Immunol Allergy. Basel, Karger, 2008, vol 94, pp 189-200
(DOI:10.1159/000155087)

Lung Dendritic Cells: Targets for Therapy in Allergic Disease

Lambrecht B. · Hammad H.
aDepartment of Respiratory Diseases, University Hospital Ghent, Ghent, Belgium, and bDepartment of Pulmonary Medicine, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

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Published online: September 05, 2008
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ISBN: 978-3-8055-8628-3 (Print)
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Abstract

Dendritic cells (DCs) are crucial in determining the functional outcome of allergen encounter in the lung. Antigen presentation by myeloid DCs leads to Th2 sensitization typical of allergic disease, whereas antigen presentation by plasmacytoid DCs serves to dampen inflammation. It is increasingly clear that DCs have an antigen presenting function beyond sensitization. DCs therefore constitute a novel target for the development of antiallergic therapy aimed at the origin of the inflammatory cascade. A careful study of DC biology and of the receptors expressed by lung DCs has provided a framework for the discovery of novel antiallergic compounds.


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Published online: September 05, 2008
Cover Date: 2008

Number of Print Pages: 12
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ISBN: 978-3-8055-8628-3 (Print)
eISBN: 978-3-8055-8629-0 (Online)


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