The American Journal of Physiology - Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology publishes original research covering the broad scope of molecular, cellular, and integrative aspects of normal and abnormal function of cells and components of the respiratory system. Areas of interest include the nose and sinuses, conducting airways, pulmonary circulation, lung endothelial and epithelial cells, the pleura, neuroendocrine and immunologic cells in the lung, neural cells involved in control of breathing, and cells of the diaphragm and thoracic muscles.
Vols. for <2000-> also carry the numbering of the consolidated version of American journal of physiology; i.e., v. <22-> also numbered as v. <278-> The processes to be covered in the Journal include gas exchange, metabolic control at the cellular level, intracellular signaling, gene expression, genomics, macromolecules and their turnover, cell-cell and cell-matrix interactions, cell motility, secretory mechanisms, membrane function, surfactant, matrix components, mucus and lining materials, lung defenses, macrophage function, transport of salt, water and protein, development and differentiation of the respiratory system, and response to the environment.
Holdings: Vol. 257, no. 2 (Aug. 1989)-present
Related titles: Variant Title: Lung cellular and molecular physiology ; AJP. Lung cellular and molecular physiology
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