Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Lactobacillus Rahmnosus and Bifidobacterium Breve on Cigarette Smoke Activated Human Macrophages.

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Mortaz, Esmaeil; Adcock, Ian M.; Ricciardolo, Fabio L. M.; Varahram, Mohammad; Jamaati, Hamidreza; Velayati, Ali Akbar; Folkerts, Gert; Garssen, Johan;
(2015)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 10, issue 8 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Identifiers: pmc: PMC4552661, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0136455
  • Subject: OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY-DISEASE | MD Multidisciplinary | Research Article | CHRONIC ASTHMA | RELEASE | INFLAMMATORY-BOWEL-DISEASE | ALVEOLAR MACROPHAGES | Multidisciplinary Sciences | Medicine | MURINE MODEL | EPITHELIAL-CELLS | COPD | Q | R | Science & Technology | Science | General Science & Technology | Science & Technology - Other Topics | NEUTROPHILS | PROBIOTICS
    mesheuropmc: food and beverages

Background Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a major global health problem with cigarette smoke (CS) as the main risk factor for its development. Airway inflammation in COPD involves the increased expression of inflammatory mediators such as CXCL-8 and IL-... View more