Pulmonary Surfactants

Known as: Surfactant, Lung, Alveolar surfactant, Surfactant, Pulmonary 
Pulmonary surfactant lines the lung epithelium and lowers surface tension to prevent collapse at end-expiration. Deficiency of pulmonary surfactant… (More)
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Review
2010
Review
2010
The alveolar region of the lung creates an extensive epithelial surface that mediates the transfer of oxygen and carbon dioxide… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The lipopeptide daptomycin has been approved for use in skin and skin-structure infections but has failed to meet statistical… (More)
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Recent studies in transgenic mice have revealed important insights into the roles of GM-CSF in regulation of surfactant… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The surfactant protein C (SP-C) gene encodes an extremely hydrophobic, 4-kDa peptide produced by alveolar epithelial cells in the… (More)
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Review
1999
Review
1999
Pulmonary surfactant is a complex and highly surface active material composed of lipids and proteins which is found in the fluid… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The collectins are a class of collagenous lectin proteins present in serum and pulmonary secretions [pulmonary surfactant protein… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Surfactant protein D (SP-D) is one of two collectins found in the pulmonary alveolus. On the basis of homology with other… (More)
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Review
1995
Review
1995
The possibility that the lipoprotein complex of lung surfactant functions in pulmonary host defense as well as lowering surface… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
We tested the hypothesis that pulmonary surfactant-associated lectins--surfactant proteins A and D (SP-A, and -D)--contribute to… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Activated alveolar macrophages secrete both nitric oxide and superoxide in the alveolar lining fluid which combine rapidly to… (More)
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