17. Non-Respiratory Functions of the Lung in the Perinatal Period

  1. Ruth Porter and
  2. Julie Whelan
  1. Robert B. Mellins,
  2. Dennis Davidson and
  3. S. Alex Stalcup

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470720615.ch17

Ciba Foundation Symposium 78 - Metabolic Activities of the Lung

Ciba Foundation Symposium 78 - Metabolic Activities of the Lung

How to Cite

Mellins, R. B., Davidson, D. and Stalcup, S. A. (1980) Non-Respiratory Functions of the Lung in the Perinatal Period, in Ciba Foundation Symposium 78 - Metabolic Activities of the Lung (eds R. Porter and J. Whelan), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470720615.ch17

Author Information

  1. Department of Pediatrics (Pulmonary Division), Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons and the Babies Hospital, New York, NY 10032, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1980

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780444901590

Online ISBN: 9780470720615

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Keywords:

  • perinatal respiratory disease;
  • newborn circulation;
  • angiotensin;
  • enzyme activity;
  • placenta

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Kallikrein-Kinin System

  • Renin-Anciotensin System

  • Circulating Vasoactive Mediators at Birth

  • Interrelationships between “First” and “Second” Messenger Systems

  • Acknowledgements

  • References

  • Discussion

  • References