Genetics of Asthma and Allergy
Asthma and allergies are complex conditions involving multiple steps and pathways, which are influenced by both genetic and environmental factors. The genes involved in these processes are just being identified. Most likely asthma is a result of several genes and their interaction with other genes as well as the environment. Management involves the proper diagnosis, modulating the genetic and environmental factors involved as well as interfering with the activated pathways. Using this approach will lead to a more rational method of managing individuals with allergies and asthma.
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Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 01 January 2000
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- Allergy and Asthma Proceedings is a peer reviewed publication dedicated to distributing timely scientific research regarding advancements in the knowledge and practice of allergy, asthma and immunology. Its primary readership consists of allergists and pulmonologists.
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