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Mediators of Inflammation
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 462934, 13 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/462934
Clinical Study

Influence of Age, Past Smoking, and Disease Severity on TLR2, Neutrophilic Inflammation, and MMP-9 Levels in COPD

1NHMRC Centre for Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Faculty of Health, School of Medicine and Public Health, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
2Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Hunter Medical Research Institute, Newcastle, NSW 2305, Australia
3Priority Research Centre for Asthma and Respiratory Diseases and Hunter Medical Research Institute, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
4School of Nursing and Midwifery, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
5Norman Bethune Medical College, Ji Lin University, Changchun 130021, China

Received 8 January 2013; Revised 21 February 2013; Accepted 21 February 2013

Academic Editor: Helen C. Steel

Copyright © 2013 Jodie L. Simpson et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

How to Cite this Article

Jodie L. Simpson, Vanessa M. McDonald, Katherine J. Baines, et al., “Influence of Age, Past Smoking, and Disease Severity on TLR2, Neutrophilic Inflammation, and MMP-9 Levels in COPD,” Mediators of Inflammation, vol. 2013, Article ID 462934, 13 pages, 2013. doi:10.1155/2013/462934