The complement system in the airway epithelium: An overlooked host defense mechanism and therapeutic target?

J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2018 May;141(5):1582-1586.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2017.11.046. Epub 2018 Jan 12.
No abstract available

Keywords: Complement; allergic rhinitis; anaphylatoxins; asthma; bronchiolitis; cystic fibrosis; epithelial cells; ovalbumin; properdin; pulmonary fibrosis.

Publication types

  • Editorial
  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Asthma / immunology
  • Complement System Proteins / immunology*
  • Humans
  • Respiratory Mucosa / immunology*
  • Respiratory System / immunology*


  • Complement System Proteins