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

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