Role of tachykinins in cough

Charles Advenier, Vincent Lagente, Brendan J. Canning

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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 languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAcute and Chronic Cough
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages16
ISBN (Electronic)9780849351709
ISBN (Print)0824759583, 9780824759582
StatePublished - Jan 1 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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