surfactant homeostasis

Any process involved in the maintenance of a steady-state level of the surface-active lipoprotein mixture which coats the alveoli. [PMID:9751757]
National Institutes of Health

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1987-2018
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2006
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2006
RATIONALE ABCA3 mutations are known to cause fatal surfactant deficiency. OBJECTIVE We studied ABCA3 protein expression in full… (More)
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2004
2004
Acute lung injury syndromes remain common causes of morbidity and mortality in adults and children. Cellular and physiologic… (More)
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2003
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2003
Estrogens have well-documented effects on lung development and physiology. However, the classical estrogen receptor alpha… (More)
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2001
2001
The differential regulation of pulmonary surfactant proteins (SPs) is demonstrated in a murine model of Aspergillus fumigatus (Af… (More)
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2000
2000
Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis (PAP) is caused by inactivation of either granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor (GM-CSF… (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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1997
1997
Although replication-deficient adenoviruses efficiently transfer genes into epithelial cells of the lung, host immune responses… (More)
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1997
1997
Interleukin-4 (IL-4) is a pleotrophic cytokine which is increased during lung injury and inflammation. Epithelial cell morphology… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Surfactant protein B (SP-B) is an 8.7-kDa, hydrophobic protein that enhances the spreading and stability of surfactant… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
The alveolar type II cell which synthesizes and secretes surfactant also plays a major role in the reuptake of surfactant lipids… (More)
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