Pulmonary Epithelium: Cell Types and Functions

Mary Mann Jong Chang, Laura Shih, Reen Wu

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18 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Pulmonary Epithelium in Health and Disease
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages26
ISBN (Print)9780470059517
StatePublished - May 14 2008


  • Cartilaginous proximal airway region
  • Clara cell secretory protein (CCSP)-expressing cells
  • Entire pulmonary tree and epithelial cell layer
  • Goblet cell hyperplasia or metaplasia
  • Proximal airway epithelial cell type
  • Pulmonary epithelium - cell type and function
  • Pulmonary epithelium - respiratory gas exchange barrier
  • Pulmonary neuroendocrine (PNE)
  • Pulmonary neuroendocrine cells (PNECs)
  • Stem cell therapy - embryonic or adult

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology and Microbiology(all)

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