The relationship of inflammatory cytokines with asthma and obesity


CANOZ M., Erdenen F., Uzun H. , Muderrisoglu C., Aydın Ş. B.

CLINICAL AND INVESTIGATIVE MEDICINE, vol.31, no.6, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Journal Name: CLINICAL AND INVESTIGATIVE MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus

Abstract

Objectives: Obesity is considered a risk factor for asthma. However, the mechanism that connects the two is not well understood. In this study we investigated the relationship between inflammatory cytokines and acute phase reactants in obesity, and asthma.