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Air Sacs

Known as: Sac, Air, Air Bladders, Bladders, Air 
A part of the respiratory system in multiple species (predominantly avian) which are variably connected with the lung.
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
The mammalian lung is a highly branched network in which the distal regions of the bronchial tree transform during development… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Measurement of ground contact forces (GCFs) provides necessary information to detect human gait phases. In this paper, a new… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Background Living birds possess a unique heterogeneous pulmonary system composed of a rigid, dorsally-anchored lung and several… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Patients with end-stage bladder disease can be treated with cystoplasty using gastrointestinal segments. The presence… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
In vitro studies suggest that reactive oxygen species contribute to the cardiopulmonary toxicity of particulate air pollution. To… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The Drosophila adult has a complex tracheal system that forms during the pupal period. We have studied the derivation of part of… Expand
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Strains of uropathogenic Escherichia coli (UPEC) are the causative agents in the vast majority of all urinary tract infections… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Using observations from the Cheeka Peak Observatory in northwestern Washington State during March-April, 1997, we show that Asian… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
The association between passive exposure to tobacco smoke and respiratory symptoms was examined in a sample of 4,197 never… Expand
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
We discuss the physical and enzymatic bases of carbone isotope discrimination during photosynthesis, noting how knowledge of… Expand
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