Pulmonary Surfactant-Associated Protein A

Known as: SP-A Protein, Surfactant Protein A, Pulmonary Surfactant Associated Protein A 
An abundant pulmonary surfactant-associated protein that binds to a variety of lung pathogens, resulting in their opsinization. It also stimulates… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
The pulmonary innate immune system responds to various airborne microbes. Although its specificity is broad and based on the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Inhaled particulates and microbes are continually cleared by a complex array of lung innate immune determinants, including… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Surfactant protein A (SP-A) is an innate immune molecule that binds foreign organisms that invade the lungs and targets them for… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Pulmonary surfactant protein A (SP-A) plays an important role in modulation of the innate immune system of the lung… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Pulmonary surfactant protein A (SP-A) plays an important part in Ab-independent host defense mechanisms of the lung. In this… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Surfactant protein A (SP-A) regulates alveolar macrophage function and has been implicated in the mediation of pulmonary host… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
During initial infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis, bacteria that reach the distal airspaces of the lung are phagocytosed… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
An enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay using monoclonal antibodies to human lung surfactant protein A (SP-A) was applied to sera… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Pulmonary surfactant modulates several functions of alveolar macrophages including phagocytosis, killing, and chemotaxis. We… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
The effects of surfactant, surfactant lipids, and surfactant protein A (SP-A) on the surface phagocytosis of [3H]thymidine… (More)
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