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Autophagy the new target in airways remodelling

The cellular mechanism of autophagy, previously linked with tissue fibrosis in organs such as the kidney and liver, is selectively enhanced in asthma patients and drives airway remodeling in the lungs. According to research led by the University of Technology Sydney (UTS), the findings provide a new therapeutic target in difficult-to-treat asthma and possibly other ...

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