Using Periostin as a Biomarker in the Treatment of Asthma

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Izuhara, Kenji; Ohta, Shoichiro; Ono, Junya;
  • Publisher: The Korean Academy of Asthma, Allergy and Clinical Immunology; The Korean Academy of Pediatric Allergy and Respiratory Disease
  • Journal: Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Research, volume 8, issue 6, pages 491-498 (issn: 2092-7355, eissn: 2092-7363)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4168/aair.2016.8.6.491, pmc: PMC5011048
  • Subject: cluster | Periostin | Review | asthma | companion diagnostic | molecularly targeted drug | biomarker

Periostin acts both as an extracellular matrix protein belonging to the fasciclin family and as a matricellular protein functioning in cell activation by binding to its receptors on the cell surface. It has been established that periostin is a downstream molecule of int... View more
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