Chemosensory functions for pulmonary neuroendocrine cells.


The mammalian airways are sensitive to inhaled stimuli, and airway diseases are characterized by hypersensitivity to volatile stimuli, such as perfumes, industrial solvents, and others. However, the identity and function of the cells in the airway that can sense volatile chemicals remain uncertain, particularly in humans. Here, we show that solitary… (More)
DOI: 10.1165/rcmb.2013-0199OC


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