Airway smooth muscle mechanics, remodeling and proliferation

Effects of aicar and metformin

Anat Ratnovsky, Steven An, Mathew Mellema, Jeffrey J. Fredberg, Stephanie A. Shore

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Abstract

Obesity is a risk factor for asthma. The purpose of this study was to determine whether metformin, an agent used in the treatment of another obesity-related condition, type II diabetes, might have therapeutic potential for airway smooth muscle (ASM) function in obesity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationITRE 2006 - 4th International Conference on Information Technology: Research and Education, Proceedings
Pages49-50
Number of pages2
DOIs
StatePublished - 2007
Externally publishedYes
EventITRE 2006 - 4th International Conference on Information Technology: Research and Education - Tel-Aviv, Israel
Duration: Oct 17 2006Oct 18 2006

Other

OtherITRE 2006 - 4th International Conference on Information Technology: Research and Education
CountryIsrael
CityTel-Aviv
Period10/17/0610/18/06

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Medical problems
Muscle
Mechanics
Obesity
Proliferation

Keywords

  • ASM cell
  • Asthma
  • Mechanics
  • Obesity
  • Proliferation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science(all)
  • Information Systems
  • Information Systems and Management

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Ratnovsky, A., An, S., Mellema, M., Fredberg, J. J., & Shore, S. A. (2007). Airway smooth muscle mechanics, remodeling and proliferation: Effects of aicar and metformin. In ITRE 2006 - 4th International Conference on Information Technology: Research and Education, Proceedings (pp. 49-50). [4266293] https://doi.org/10.1109/ITRE.2006.381532

Airway smooth muscle mechanics, remodeling and proliferation : Effects of aicar and metformin. / Ratnovsky, Anat; An, Steven; Mellema, Mathew; Fredberg, Jeffrey J.; Shore, Stephanie A.

ITRE 2006 - 4th International Conference on Information Technology: Research and Education, Proceedings. 2007. p. 49-50 4266293.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Ratnovsky, A, An, S, Mellema, M, Fredberg, JJ & Shore, SA 2007, Airway smooth muscle mechanics, remodeling and proliferation: Effects of aicar and metformin. in ITRE 2006 - 4th International Conference on Information Technology: Research and Education, Proceedings., 4266293, pp. 49-50, ITRE 2006 - 4th International Conference on Information Technology: Research and Education, Tel-Aviv, Israel, 10/17/06. https://doi.org/10.1109/ITRE.2006.381532
Ratnovsky A, An S, Mellema M, Fredberg JJ, Shore SA. Airway smooth muscle mechanics, remodeling and proliferation: Effects of aicar and metformin. In ITRE 2006 - 4th International Conference on Information Technology: Research and Education, Proceedings. 2007. p. 49-50. 4266293 https://doi.org/10.1109/ITRE.2006.381532
Ratnovsky, Anat ; An, Steven ; Mellema, Mathew ; Fredberg, Jeffrey J. ; Shore, Stephanie A. / Airway smooth muscle mechanics, remodeling and proliferation : Effects of aicar and metformin. ITRE 2006 - 4th International Conference on Information Technology: Research and Education, Proceedings. 2007. pp. 49-50
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