TITLE

Surfactant and lung inflammation

AUTHOR(S)
Reid, K. B. M.; Clark, H.; Palaniyar, N.
PUB. DATE
August 2005
SOURCE
Thorax;Aug2005, Vol. 60 Issue 8, p620
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Examines the role of surfactants for the treatment of lung inflammation. Ability of the surfactant system to reduce alveolar surface tension and thereby prevent collapse of the alveoli on expiration; Therapeutic use of exogenous surfactant; Structure of two important human surfactant proteins; Method used for the preparation of functionally active recombinant forms of human surfactant proteins used to treat inflammation.
ACCESSION #
17967753

 

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