These neutrophils secrete a lipid called leukotriene B4 that calls in more neutrophils, and more importantly, potent immune T cells that are the hallmark of eczema.
What does LT stand for?
LT stands for Leukotriene
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Leukotriene levels are very high in asthma patients and contribute to the inflammation and airway reactivity that are the hallmarks of the disease.
Two "pragmatic" studies of leukotriene receptor antagonists in real-world asthma patients fell just short of demonstrating the drugs' equivalence with inhaled glucocorticoids as first-line therapy and with beta-agonists as add-on therapy for exacerbations.
A case of a pregnant woman who died from severe uncontrolled asthma because of fear of taking her leukotriene receptor antagonist, reported to the drug's manufacturer, painfully documents this reality.
The invention also concerns biallelic markers of a FLAP gene and the association established between these markers and diseases involving the leukotriene pathway such as asthma.
Inhibition of leukotriene synthesis occurred in a nonredox and noncompetitive manner.
4) Leukotriene receptor antagonists Leukotriene receptor antagonists block the bronchoconstrictor and proinflammatory activity of cysteinyl leukotrienes (metabolites of arachodonic acid produced by mast cells, basophils and eosinophils) within the asthmatic airway.