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How to reactive oxygen species contribute to asthma?
Does substance P cause bronchodilation or bronchoconstriction?
Which 2 cytokines facilitate eosinphil accumulation in tissues?
Autonomic stimulation of excitatory receptors leads to an intracellular increase of which ion?
Increased epithelial permeability results in what?
Which endogenous substances increase vascular permeability?
True or false? Increased levels of cAMP result in bronchodilation.
What does PEFR stand for?
True or false? Hyperresponsiveness can occur due to an decrease in excitatory nerve activity.
Do M2 receptors cause bronchodilation or bronchoconstriction?
What does NANC stand for?
Protein Kinase A (PKA) results in the opening of which ion channel?
Give an example of a leukotriene antagonist.
Name 2 groups of smooth muscle growth regulators.
Which cell of the immune system is commonly measured to determine the impact of an asthma medication?
Are Th1 or Th2 cells responsible for protective immunity?
Theophylline is a what?
Ipatropium is a what?
Is anti-allergy therapy effective in asthma?
What activates myosin light chain causing constriction?

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