The Role of TGF-Beta in Asthmatic Epithelial Cell Susceptibility to RSV Infection

Asthma patients seem to be more prone to viral infections, and NIEHS scientists believe that the cells that line these patients' airways, cause this result by overproducing TGF-beta1, a protein that promotes viral growth.

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