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  • noun A cell that is responsible for gas exchange in the alveoli in the lungs.


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  • Using double immunohistochemistry, we show that the reduced lung damage likely occurs through endogenous type II pneumocyte proliferation induced by KGF.

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  • KGF has been shown to induce type II pneumocyte proliferation both

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  • Henegariu O, Grove J, Jagirdar J, Kao PN, et al. (2002) Radiation pneumonitis in mice: a severe injury model for pneumocyte engraftment from bone marrow.

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