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Blood-Air Barrier

"Blood-Air Barrier" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The barrier between capillary blood and alveolar air comprising the alveolar EPITHELIUM and capillary ENDOTHELIUM with their adherent BASEMENT MEMBRANE and EPITHELIAL CELL cytoplasm. PULMONARY GAS EXCHANGE occurs across this membrane.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Blood-Air Barrier" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Blood-Air Barrier" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 17 publications over 13 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2012
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.