Lung

Known as: pulmonary, Set of lungs, Lungs pair 
One of a pair of viscera occupying the pulmonary cavities of the thorax, the organs of respiration in which aeration of the blood takes place. As a… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Sepsis causes over 200,000 deaths yearly in the US; better treatments are urgently needed. Administering bone marrow stromal… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Carbon nanotubes have distinctive characteristics, but their needle-like fibre shape has been compared to asbestos, raising… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Colonization of the lungs of cystic fibrosis (CF) patients by the opportunistic bacterial pathogen Pseudomonas aeruginosa is the… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Caveolae are plasma membrane invaginations that may play an important role in numerous cellular processes including transport… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
The innate immune system contributes to the earliest phase of the host defense against foreign organisms and has both soluble and… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
To determine which proteinases are responsible for the lung destruction characteristic of pulmonary emphysema, macrophage… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
BACKGROUND Pulmonary hypertension is characterized by abnormal thickening of the pulmonary arteries and increased pulmonary… (More)
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1992
Highly Cited
1992
To identify selective steps in metastasis, those that eliminate nonmetastatic tumor cells more efficiently than metastatic cells… (More)
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Highly Cited
1970
Highly Cited
1970
MEAD, JERE, TAMOTSU TAKISHIMA, AND DAVID LEITH. Stress distribution in lungs: a model of pulmonary elasticity. J. Appl. Physiol… (More)
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Highly Cited
1961
Highly Cited
1961
A photometric method for determining acetylcholinesterase activity of tissue extracts, homogenates, cell suspensions, etc., has… (More)
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