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… (More)
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
Bone marrow–derived stromal cells (BMSCs) protect against acute lung injury (ALI). To determine the role of BMSC mitochondria in… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
High concentrations of airborne particles have been associated with increased pulmonary and cardiovascular mortality, with… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
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Almost all CONNECTIVE TISSUES seem to be under some sort of mechanical tension, even at rest. With the exception of individuals… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Emphysema due to cigarette smoking is characterized by a loss of alveolar structures. We hypothesize that the disappearance of… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
TNF and lymphotoxin-alpha (LT alpha) may act at various stages of the host response to Mycobacterium tuberculosis. To dissect the… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
Branching morphogenesis of the embryonic lung requires interactions between the epithelium and the mesenchyme. Previously, we… (More)
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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… (More)
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1992
Highly Cited
1992
Vascular permeability factor (VPF), also known as vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), increases microvascular permeability… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
An essential feature of mammary gland differentiation during pregnancy is the formation of alveoli composed of polarized… (More)
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Highly Cited
1979
Highly Cited
1979
In 55 Sprague-Dawley rats (mean wt, 277 +/- 6.2 g) exposed to hypobaric hypoxia (air at 380 mmHg), and 23 weight-matched controls… (More)
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