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Regulation of Airway Secretions, Ion Transport, and Water Movement

Handbook of Physiology, The Respiratory System, Circulation and Nonrespiratory Functions

  1. Jay A. Nadel1,
  2. Jonathan H. Widdicombe1,
  3. Anthony C. Peatfield2

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp030113

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Nadel, J. A., Widdicombe, J. H. and Peatfield, A. C. 2011. Regulation of Airway Secretions, Ion Transport, and Water Movement. Comprehensive Physiology. 419–445.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Cardiovascular Research Institute and Departments of Medicine and Physiology, University of California, San Francisco, California

  2. 2

    Department of Physiology, St. George's Hospital Medical School, London, England

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Airway Secretions
    • 1.1
      Surface Mucus
    • 1.2
      Submucosal Glands
    • 1.3
      Effects of Drugs and Mediators
    • 1.4
      Hypertrophy of Mucus-Secreting Cells
  • 2
    Ion Transport and Water Movement
    • 2.1
      Introduction
    • 2.2
      Mechanisms of Ion Transport
    • 2.3
      Regulation of Ion Transport
    • 2.4
      Relationship Between Ion Transport and Water Movement