The role of bronchial epithelial cell apoptosis in the pathogenesis of COPD


There is an increased airway inflammation in the pathogenesis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and it has been suggested that there may also be problem in the apoptosis and renewal of cells. However, there are limited human airway cell studies, in particular those from larger airways such as bronchi. We cultured primary human bronchial… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11033-014-3403-3


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