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Allergen Exposure: When Timing Is Everything.

TitleAllergen Exposure: When Timing Is Everything.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2016
AuthorsMahlakõiv, T, Artis, D
JournalImmunity
Volume45
Issue6
Pagination1188-1190
Date Published2016 Dec 20
ISSN1097-4180
Abstract

It is known that young children exposed to allergens are prone to develop asthma later in life. In this issue of Immunity, de Kleer et al. (2016) identify IL-33 as a key player in the developing lung for sensitization to environmental allergens and airway hyperreactivity.

DOI10.1016/j.immuni.2016.12.007
Alternate JournalImmunity
PubMed ID28002727