Colocalization of cytokeratin 18 and villin in type III alveolar cells (brush cells) of the rat lung

Abstract

Alveoli of the rat lung are lined by three different cell types, the flat type I cells and the cuboidal type II and type III cells. Type III cells differ from type II cells by the presence of an apical tuft of microvilli and the absence of lamellar type secretory granules. In the present study we show by double immunolabelling that type III cells of the rat… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00315832

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