Nasal epithelial cell line stimulation with proteinase-3

Janusz Lammers, Janet Wohlers, Petra Ambrosch & Martin Laudien
Introduction: Wegener´s Granulomatosis (WG) is a rare (incidence of 12/106 per year) autoimmune disorder which starts as granulomatous disease in the upper and lower respiratory tract, before it converts to systemic autoimmune vasculitis (generalized WG) associated with highly specific antineutrophil[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]