7. Pulmonary Endothelial Cell Surface Metabolic Functions

  1. Norbert F. Voelkel2 and
  2. Sharon Rounds Chief3,4
  1. Usamah S. Kayyali and
  2. Barry L. Fanburg

Published Online: 11 SEP 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470747490.ch7

The Pulmonary Endothelium: Function in health and disease

The Pulmonary Endothelium: Function in health and disease

How to Cite

Kayyali, U. S. and Fanburg, B. L. (2009) Pulmonary Endothelial Cell Surface Metabolic Functions, in The Pulmonary Endothelium: Function in health and disease (eds N. F. Voelkel and S. Rounds), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470747490.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 2

    The E. Raymond Fenton Professor of Pulmonary Research, Director, Victoria Johnson Center for Pulmonary Obstructive Disease Research, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Division, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA

  2. 3

    Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Medical Service, Providence VA, USA

  3. 4

    Medical Center, Providence, RI 02908, USA

Author Information

  1. Tufts University School of Medicine, Tufts Medical Center, Pulmonary and Critical Care Division, Boston MA, 02111-1526, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 SEP 2009
  2. Published Print: 16 OCT 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470723616

Online ISBN: 9780470747490

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Keywords:

  • pulmonary endothelial cell surface metabolic functions;
  • proteins with EC surface hydrolytic properties;
  • EC surface binding properties;
  • active transport at EC surface;
  • EC surface;
  • EC surface proteins in barrier regulation and intercellular communication;
  • gap junctions (GJs);
  • EC surface and circulating component pursuant interaction

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Proteins with Hydrolytic Properties on the EC Surface

  • Active Transport at the EC Surface

  • Binding Properties of the EC Surface

  • EC Surface Proteins that Participate in Barrier Regulation and Intercellular Communicationsurface

  • Conclusions and Perspectives

  • References