Role of Th2 Cells in the Allergic Diathesis

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationInflammation and Allergy Drug Design
Number of pages11
ISBN (Print)9781444330144
StatePublished - Jul 27 2011
Externally publishedYes


  • Allergic reactions, as atopy - elevations, in serum immunoglobulin E (IgE) levels
  • Biologic modifiers of Th2 immune responses - targets, for new treatment strategies for asthma
  • Distinct subsets of CD4+ T cells - in pathophysiology of allergic diseases, mice and humans
  • Molecular mechanisms of Th2 cell differentiation - and T helper 2 (Th2) differentiation
  • Pathogenic role of Th2 cytokines - allergic disorders, role of Th2 cytokine-producing cells
  • Role of CD 4+ T cells in allergy - causal role for T lymphocytes, in allergic disorders
  • Th2 cell differentiation regulation
  • Th2 cell role in allergic diathesis - allergic diseases, plaguing modernized societies
  • Th2 susceptibility, immune responses - Th2 cytokine gene polymorphisms, and allergic subphenotypes
  • Therapeutic targeting of Th2 immune responses - Th2 cytokine implication in allergic disorders

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics(all)
  • General Medicine

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