Number and proliferation of clara cells in normal human airway epithelium.

@article{Boers1999NumberAP,
  title={Number and proliferation of clara cells in normal human airway epithelium.},
  author={James E. Boers and Anton W. Ambergen and Frederik B. J. M. Thunnissen},
  journal={American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine},
  year={1999},
  volume={159 5 Pt 1},
  pages={1585-91}
}
Experimental pathologic studies suggest that Clara cells are one of the types of airway stem cells but the proliferation of Clara cells in human lungs has not yet been examined. The purpose of this study was to assess in conducting airways of normal human lungs: (1) the number of Clara cells; and (2) the contribution of Clara cells to the proliferation compartment. Samples of histologic normal tissue were taken from seven lungs obtained by autopsy. A triple sequential (immuno)histochemical… CONTINUE READING