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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2016
Review
2016
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a progressive and devastating lung disorder of unknown origin, with very poor prognosis… (More)
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
Neutrophils play an important role in innate immunity by defending the host organism against invading microorganisms… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
RATIONALE Ineffective repair of a damaged alveolar epithelium has been postulated to cause pulmonary fibrosis. In support of this… (More)
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2006
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2006
Mechanisms leading to fibroblast accumulation during pulmonary fibrogenesis remain unclear. Although there is in vitro evidence… (More)
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2005
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2005
The hallmark of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is the myofibroblast, the cellular origin of which in the lung is unknown. We… (More)
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2005
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2005
BACKGROUND Fibroblastic foci are characteristic features in lung parenchyma of patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF… (More)
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2005
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2005
Injury models have suggested that the lung contains anatomically and functionally distinct epithelial stem cell populations. We… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
Mechanical ventilation can injure the lung, causing edema and alveolar inflammation. Interleukin-8 (IL-8) plays an important role… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
Deformation of the alveolar epithelial basement membrane with lung inflation has been implicated in blood-gas barrier breakdown… (More)
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1976
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1976
The A549 tumor-cell line, initiated from a human alveolar cell carcinoma, has been continuously propagated in vitro for more than… (More)
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