Macrophages, Alveolar

Known as: Macrophage, Pulmonary, Pulmonary Macrophage, Macrophages, Pulmonary 
Round, granular, mononuclear phagocytes found in the alveoli of the lungs. They ingest small inhaled particles resulting in degradation and… (More)
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1946-2017
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2001
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2001
Cigarette smoke is the major cause of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a chronic inflammatory disease of the airway… (More)
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2000
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2000
Human alveolar macrophages (AMphi) undergo apoptosis following infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis in vitro. Apoptosis of… (More)
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1999
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1999
The fatal character of the infection caused by inhalation of Bacillus anthracis spores results from a complex pathogenic cycle… (More)
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1997
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1997
To determine which proteinases are responsible for the lung destruction characteristic of pulmonary emphysema, macrophage… (More)
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1997
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1997
The aim of this study was to examine the hypothesis that alveolar macrophages represent a significant source of matrix-degrading… (More)
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1997
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1997
The effect of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection on the viability of healthy (control) human alveolar macrophages was evaluated… (More)
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1996
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1996
Hyaluronan (HA) is a glycosaminoglycan constituent of extracellular matrix. In its native form HA exists as a high molecular… (More)
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1996
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1996
The high-output pathway of nitric oxide production helps protect mice from infection by several pathogens, including… (More)
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1991
Highly Cited
1991
The recruitment of monocyte-macrophages into the artery wall is one of the earliest events in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis… (More)
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1987
Highly Cited
1987
The epithelial cells on the alveolar surface of the human lower respiratory tract are vulnerable to toxic oxidants derived from… (More)
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