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Lungscapes pp 41-50 | Cite as

Mucociliary Transport and SEM

  • P. C. Braga
  • G. Piatti

Abstract

Trancheobronchial mucus is a non-Newtonian viscoelastic material, and it has been observed that changes in its chemical composition induce changes in its physical properties.

Keywords

Adhesive Force Mucociliary Clearance Internal Cohesion Imaginary Line Mucociliary Transport 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. C. Braga
    • 1
  • G. Piatti
    • 1
  1. 1.Centro di Farmacologia Respiratoria, Facoltà di Medicina e ChirurgiaUniversità degli Studi di MilanoItaly

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