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Thickness of the air-blood barriers in vertebrate lungs.
  • C. Meban
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of anatomy
  • 1 September 1980
The thickness of the air-blood barriers in the lungs of a series of mammals, reptiles and amphibians was estimated using stereological methods. There was considerable variation in the measurements,Expand
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The Cellular Basis of Mammalian Reproduction
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The surface area and volume of the human fetus.
  • C. Meban
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of anatomy
  • 1 September 1983
The surface area and volume of 79 human fetuses (body weight 8-4080 g) were estimated by use of a geometric method. It was found that body surface area increased by a factor of about 70, and bodyExpand
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Fine structural localization of alkaline phosphatase in the granular pneumonocytes of hamster lung
  • C. Meban
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Histochemistry
  • 9 June 1975
SummaryThe fine structural localization of nonspecific alkaline phosphatase was studied in the granular pneumonocytes (type II alveolar epithelial cells) of hamster lung by incubating sections ofExpand
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The pneumonocytes in the lung of Xenopus laevis.
  • C. Meban
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of anatomy
  • 1 February 1973
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Effect of Lipids and Other Substances on the Adsorption of Dipalmitoyl Phosphatidylcholine
  • C. Meban
  • Medicine
  • Pediatric Research
  • 1 July 1981
Summary: The effect of various lipids, proteins, and other substances on the adsorption rate of dipalmitoyl phosphatidylcholine (DPC) was investigated. Each substance was added to a sonicatedExpand
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Functional anatomy of the lungs of the green lizard, Lacerta viridis.
  • C. Meban
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of anatomy
  • 1 February 1978
The gas-exchange area in the lung of Lacerta viridis has been studied by light microscopy and electron microscopy. The interior of the lung in this species is partitioned into air sacs by radiallyExpand
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Comparative Placentation. Essays in Structure and Function.
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Surface viscosity of surfactant films from human lungs.
  • C. Meban
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Respiration physiology
  • 1 May 1978
The surface shear viscosity of films of human lung surfactant was measured using a rotary traction viscometer. At low shear rates dilute surfactant films (surface coverage 2.5--10 cm2/microgram lungExpand
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