Respiratory System (General Introduction)

  • L. Puglisi
  • F. Maggi
Part of the NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (NSSA, volume 13)


Prostaglandins occur naturally in lungs and in bronchial tissues. The presence of a lipid extract from normal lung, possessing smooth muscle stimulating activity, had been detected (1,2) some years before Bergström reported the structural formulas of the primary prostaglandins, isolated from sheep vesicular glands (3, 4) .


Pulmonary Circulation Bronchial Smooth Muscle Tracheal Smooth Muscle Prostaglandin Biosynthesis Pulmonary Vascular Smooth Muscle 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Puglisi
    • 1
  • F. Maggi
  1. 1.Institute of Pharmacology and PharmacognosyUniversity of MilanoMilanoItaly

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