Chapter 2. Ultrastructural Basis for Alveolar-Capillary Permeability to Protein

  1. Ruth Porter and
  2. Maeve O'Connor
  1. Eveline E. Schneeberger

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470720202.ch2

Ciba Foundation Symposium 38 - Lung Liquids

Ciba Foundation Symposium 38 - Lung Liquids

How to Cite

Schneeberger, E. E. (1976) Ultrastructural Basis for Alveolar-Capillary Permeability to Protein, in Ciba Foundation Symposium 38 - Lung Liquids (eds R. Porter and M. O'Connor), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470720202.ch2

Author Information

  1. Department of Pathology, Harvard Medical School and Children's Hospital Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1976

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9789021940434

Online ISBN: 9780470720202

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Keywords:

  • endothelial junctions;
  • intravenous injection;
  • protein;
  • horseradish peroxidase;
  • lipid-insoluble molecules

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Ultrastructure of the Alveolar-Capillary Membrane

  • Permeability of the Alveolar-Capillary Membrane to Circulating Protein

  • Role of Pinocytic Transport in the Alveolar-Capillary Membrane

  • Freeze-Fracture Studies of Endothelial and Epithelial Junctions of the Alveolar-Capillary Membrane

  • Discussion

  • Acknowledgements

  • References

  • Discussion

  • References