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Influence of Hypercapnia on Rabbit Intrapulmonary Neuroepithelial Bodies: Microfluorimetrical and Morphometrical Study

  • A. Tierens
  • M. Decramer
  • J. Lauweryns

Abstract

Neuroepithelial bodies (NEB) are organoid innervated cell clusters occurring throughout the intrapulmonary airways and extending from the basement membrane to the airway lumen1. Ultrastructurally they contain dense-cored granules (DCV) and are innervated by morphologically afferent and efferent nerve endings1,2.

Keywords

Protein Gene Product Respiratory Mucosa Control Lung Basal Cell Membrane Neuroepithelial Body 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Tierens
    • 1
  • M. Decramer
    • 1
  • J. Lauweryns
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Medicine, Laboratory of HistopathologyCatholic University of LeuvenLeuvenBelgium

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