Tore Dalhamn

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In the field of occupational hygiene questions frequently arise concerning the effect on the respiratory tract of inhaled gases and of vapours from industrial solvents. The action of such agents is primarily on the mucosa of the respiratory tract. Any study of this question necessarily involves determination of the rates of mucous flow and ciliary beat and(More)
The structure of the tracheal epithelial cells from rat has been studied by electron microscopy on approximately 200 Å thick sections with a resolution of better than 30 Å. The epithelium is found to be of a simple columnar type composed of ciliated cells, mucus producing (goblet) cells, basal cells and a fourth kind of cell, here called brush cell. A great(More)