By Richard A. Parent

Comparative Biology of the traditional Lung, 2d Edition, deals a rigorous and accomplished reference for all these concerned with pulmonary study. This absolutely up to date paintings is split into sections on anatomy and morphology, body structure, biochemistry, and immunological reaction. It keeps to supply a special comparative point of view at the mammalian lung. This variation contains numerous new chapters and improved content material, together with getting older and improvement of the conventional lung, mechanical houses of the lung, genetic polymorphisms, the comparative influence of tension of pulmonary immune functionality, oxygen signaling within the mammalian lung and lots more and plenty extra. via addressing clinical advances and demanding matters in lung examine, this 2d version is a well timed and precious paintings on comparative facts for the translation of reports of animal versions compared to the human lung.

  • Edited and authored through specialists within the box to supply a good and well timed assessment of cross-species comparisons to help you interpret and evaluate information from animal stories to human findings
  • Incorporates lung anatomy and body structure, cellphone particular interactions and immunological responses to supply you with a unmarried and specific multidisciplinary resource at the comparative biology of the traditional lung
  • Includes new and multiplied content material on neonatal and elderly lungs, developmental strategies, telephone signaling, antioxidants, airway cells, protection pharmacology and masses extra
  • Section IV on actual and Immunological Defenses has been considerably up to date with nine new chapters and an elevated concentrate on the pulmonary immunological system

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00004-7 Copyright © 2015 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved. 4. Novel Approaches for the Study of the Tracheobronchial Tree References 46 49 the same species influence function or susceptibility to disease. This issue has been of particular interest to inhalation toxicologists concerned with how differences in airway geometry between experimental animals and humans might influence aerosol deposition and the outcome of exposure studies. A second purpose has been to quantitate airway size or geometry in particular individuals so that the effects on airway structure of an experimental manipulation, such as exposure to a suspected toxin, can be investigated.

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