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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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Review
2018
Review
2018
The mammalian lung´s structural design is optimized to serve its main function: gas exchange. It takes place in the alveolar… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
The use of induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) has been postulated to be the most effective strategy for developing patient… Expand
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
RATIONALE Ineffective repair of a damaged alveolar epithelium has been postulated to cause pulmonary fibrosis. In support of this… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Cigarette smoking results in oxidative stress and inflammation in the lungs, which are involved in the pathogenesis of chronic… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
We assessed the capacity of plastic-adherent cultured bone marrow cells to serve as precursors of differentiated parenchymal… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Epithelial gene expression in the lung is thought to be regulated by the coordinate activity of several different families of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Earlier work from this laboratory showed that abnormal fibroblast phenotypes isolated from fibrotic human lung produce factor(s… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
In the mammalian lung, alveolar gas and blood are separated by an extremely thin membrane, despite the fact that mechanical… Expand
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
The respective roles of high pressure and high tidal volume to promote high airway pressure pulmonary edema are unclear. Positive… Expand
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