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Alveolar Epithelial Cells

Known as: alveolar cells epithelial, Epithelial Cell, Alveolar, Epithelial Cells, Alveolar 
A cell found in the walls of the pulmonary alveoli; the term is limited to alveolar epithelial cells (type I and type II alveolar cells).
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Review
2018
Review
2018
Transforming growth factor (TGF)-β is an evolutionarily conserved pleiotropic factor that regulates a myriad of biological… Expand
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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
2011
Highly Cited
2011
There are currently few treatment options for pulmonary fibrosis. Innovations may come from a better understanding of the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
RATIONALE Ineffective repair of a damaged alveolar epithelium has been postulated to cause pulmonary fibrosis. In support of this… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Recent evidence suggests that dysfunctional type II alveolar epithelial cells (AECs) contribute to the pathogenesis of idiopathic… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The hallmark of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is the myofibroblast, the cellular origin of which in the lung is unknown. We… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BackgroundFibroblastic foci are characteristic features in lung parenchyma of patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
We assessed the capacity of plastic-adherent cultured bone marrow cells to serve as precursors of differentiated parenchymal… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The onset of ventilator-induced lung injury (VILI) is linked to a number of possible mechanisms. To isolate the possible role of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1976
Highly Cited
1976
The A549 tumor-cell line, initiated from a human alveolar cell carcinoma, has been continuously propagated in vitro for more than… Expand
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