Structure of alveolar epithelium

Known as: Lung Alveolar Epithelia, Alveolar Epithelium, Epithelium of pulmonary alveolus 
Epithelia of lung alveoli. The layer of cells covering the lining of the tiny air sacs at the end of the bronchioles.
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1943-2018
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2003
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2003
Chimerism on the parenchymal level has been shown for several human allografts, including liver, heart, and kidney, with the… (More)
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2003
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2003
Progesterone (P) regulates female reproduction via two nuclear receptors, PR-A and PR-B. Although both receptors display… (More)
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2001
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2001
Functional development of mammary epithelium during pregnancy depends on prolactin signaling. However, the underlying molecular… (More)
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2001
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2001
We assessed the capacity of plastic-adherent cultured bone marrow cells to serve as precursors of differentiated parenchymal… (More)
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1999
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1999
Mechanical ventilation can injure the lung, causing edema and alveolar inflammation. Interleukin-8 (IL-8) plays an important role… (More)
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1998
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1998
Epidemiological studies indicate that the use of aspirin decreases incidence of and mortality from gastrointestinal cancers. A… (More)
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1998
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1998
We report that matrilysin, a matrix metalloproteinase, is constitutively expressed in the epithelium of peribronchial glands and… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
Activated alveolar macrophages and epithelial type II cells release both nitric oxide and superoxide which react at near… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
Nitric oxide synthase (NOS) produces nitric oxide, a mediator of potential importance in numerous physiologic and inflammatory… (More)
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1988
Highly Cited
1988
The respective roles of high pressure and high tidal volume to promote high airway pressure pulmonary edema are unclear. Positive… (More)
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