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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… Expand
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Pulmonary surfactant is a complex of lipids and proteins assembled and secreted by the alveolar epithelium into the thin layer of… Expand
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Review
2016
Review
2016
The lipid composition of pulmonary surfactant is unlike that of any other body fluid. This extracellular lipid reservoir is also… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
A water-in-oil microemulsion method has been applied for the preparation of silica-coated iron oxide nanoparticles. Three… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Pulmonary surfactant is a complex and highly surface active material composed of lipids and proteins which is found in the fluid… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Congenital pulmonary alveolar proteinosis is an uncommon cause of respiratory failure in full-term newborns1–4. Although its… Expand
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
Using adult guinea‐pigs, we have developed an experimental model in which alveolar surfactant phospholipids are removed by… Expand
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Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
1977
  • G. Enhorning
  • Journal of applied physiology: respiratory…
  • 1977
  • Corpus ID: 20034971
Surface tension is determined with an apparatus which records pressure across the surface of a bubble, expanded in the sample… Expand
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