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J. Clin. Med. 2018, 7(2), 26; https://doi.org/10.3390/jcm7020026

Effect of MUC8 on Airway Inflammation: A Friend or a Foe?

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Department of Parasitology and Genetics, Kosin University College of Medicine, 34 Amnam-dong, Seo-gu, Busan 49267, Korea
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Department of Physiology, Kosin University College of Medicine, 34 Amnam-dong, Seo-gu, Busan 49267, Korea
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Received: 28 November 2017 / Revised: 25 January 2018 / Accepted: 25 January 2018 / Published: 6 February 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Role of Respiratory Mucins in Health and Disease)
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Abstract

In this review, we compile identifying molecular mechanisms of MUC8 gene expression and studies characterizing the physiological functions of MUC8 in the airway and analyzing how altered MUC8 gene expression in the lung is affected by negative regulators. View Full-Text
Keywords: MUC8; airway inflammation; inflammatory cytokines; mucus hypersecretion/overproduction; negative regulator MUC8; airway inflammation; inflammatory cytokines; mucus hypersecretion/overproduction; negative regulator
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Cha, H.-J.; Song, K.S. Effect of MUC8 on Airway Inflammation: A Friend or a Foe? J. Clin. Med. 2018, 7, 26.

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