Tracheobronchial Airways

L. S. Van Winkle, J. S. Kelty, S. Smiley-Jewell, Kent E Pinkerton

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Abstract

This article provides an overview of the architecture, function, and cellular composition of the airways. The role of anatomical diversity of airways among mammalian species is addressed along with methods to evaluate normal airway function and site-specific response to toxic injury from an anatomical perspective.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationRespiratory Toxicology
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Pages29-49
Number of pages21
Volume15-15
ISBN (Electronic)9780081006122
ISBN (Print)9780081006016
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 15 2017

Keywords

  • Alveolar duct
  • Basal lamina
  • Club cell secretory protein
  • Epoxide hydrolase
  • Extracellular matrix
  • Quinone oxidoreductase
  • Respiratory bronchioles

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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    Van Winkle, L. S., Kelty, J. S., Smiley-Jewell, S., & Pinkerton, K. E. (2017). Tracheobronchial Airways. In Respiratory Toxicology (Vol. 15-15, pp. 29-49). Elsevier Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-801238-3.65841-5