Dysbalance of expression of cyclooxygenases – a possible key role in the pathogenesis of nasal polyposis

Kai Fruth, Chengjing Zhu, Juergen Brieger & Wolf Mann
Introduction: It is to assume that cyclooxygenases play a decisive role in the pathogenesis of nasal polyposis. Cyclooxygenases 1 (Cox-1) and 2 (Cox-2) are relevant in arachidonic acid metabolism and are therefore essential for the synthesis of prostaglandins. However, it s still unknown in which[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]