3 In Vitro Models of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease ( COPD )

@inproceedings{Adamson20123IV,
  title={3 In Vitro Models of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease ( COPD )},
  author={Jason Adamson and Linsey E. Haswell and Gary M. Phillips and Marianna D. A. Gaça},
  year={2012}
}
1.1 The lung The lungs are situated at the air-blood interface and are a crucial boundary between the organism and the environment, protecting the host from a battery of potential insults such as inhaled particles, pollutants, carcinogens and infectious agents that deposit on airway surfaces during normal tidal breathing. The upper or conducting airways… CONTINUE READING