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Pollen proteases compromise the airway epithelial barrier through degradation of transmembrane adhesion proteins and lung bioactive peptides.

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Type
Published Article
Journal
Allergy
Publication Date
Volume
66
Issue
8
Pages
1088–1098
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/j.1398-9995.2011.02598.x
PMID: 21480927
Source
Medline

Abstract

Pollen grains with distinct allergenic abilities release proteases that might be involved in the sensitization to a range of airborne allergens by facilitating allergen delivery across the epithelium and also contribute directly to the inflammation characteristic of allergic diseases.

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