Tachykinins-namely, substance P (SP), neurokinin A (NKA), and neurokinin B (NKB)-are members of a family of neuropeptides that are widely distributed in sensory nerves and in the central nervous system (CNS). hey play a pivotal role in airway neurogenic inflammation, bronchocontriction, immunomodulation, and cough.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Acute and Chronic Cough|
|Number of pages||16|
|ISBN (Print)||0824759583, 9780824759582|
|Publication status||Published - Jan 1 2005|
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