The influence of radiographic phenotype and smoking status on peripheral blood biomarker patterns in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Biomarkers
  • Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
  • Smoking

abstract

  • Airway and parenchymal phenotypes of COPD are associated with unique systemic serum biomarker profiles. Serum biomarker patterns may provide a more precise classification of the COPD syndrome, provide insights into disease pathogenesis and identify targets for novel patient-specific biological therapies.

publication date

  • August 31, 2009

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC2730536

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1371/journal.pone.0006865

PubMed ID

  • 19718453

Additional Document Info

start page

  • e6865

volume

  • 4

number

  • 8