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Alveolus

Known as: Alveoli, Bronchial Alveolus, Pulmonary Alveolus 
Tiny air sacs at the end of the bronchioles (tiny branches of air tubes) in the lungs. The alveoli are where the lungs and the bloodstream exchange… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
The mammalian lung´s structural design is optimized to serve its main function: gas exchange. It takes place in the alveolar… Expand
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Review
2016
Review
2016
Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is defined as a syndrome of acute onset, with bilateral opacities on chest imaging and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Gas exchange in the lung occurs within alveoli, air-filled sacs composed of type 2 and type 1 epithelial cells (AEC2s and AEC1s… Expand
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
Bone marrow–derived stromal cells (BMSCs) protect against acute lung injury (ALI). To determine the role of BMSC mitochondria in… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
About 2,000 patients now await a donor lung in the United States. Worldwide, 50 million individuals are living with end-stage… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
High concentrations of airborne particles have been associated with increased pulmonary and cardiovascular mortality, with… Expand
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Eukaryotes and archaebacteria form the clade neomura and are sisters, as shown decisively by genes fragmented only in… Expand
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Review
1999
Review
1999
Physiological ageing of the lung is associated with dilatation of alveoli, enlargement of airspaces, decrease in exchange surface… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
We have cloned a novel member of the nuclear receptor superfamily. The cDNA of clone 29 was isolated from a rat prostate cDNA… Expand
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Review
1993
Review
1993
  • M. Creditor
  • Annals of Internal Medicine
  • 1993
  • Corpus ID: 37181951
Hospitalization is a major risk for older persons, particularly for the very old. For many, hospitalization is followed by an… Expand
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