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Author Symposium, CIBA Foundation

Title Mucus and Mucosa
Published Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2009


Description 1 online resource (258 pages)
Series Novartis Foundation Symposia ; v. 837
Novartis Foundation Symposia
Contents Mucus and mucosa; Contents; Introduction; Regulation of secretion from serous and mucous cells in the trachea; Discussion; Regulation of intestinal goblet cells in situ, in mucosal explants and in the isolated epithelium; Discussion; Airway mucus: composition and regulation of its secretion by neuropeptides in vitro; Discussion; Acute and chronic models for hypersecretion of intestinal mucin; Discussion; Proteinases release mucin from airways goblet cells; Discussion; General Discussion Regulation of mucus secretion; Some characteristics of duodenal epithelium; Discussion
Fluid transport across airway epitheliaDiscussion; Some non-mucin components of mucus and their possible biological roles; Discussion; Mucus glycoprotein structure, gel formation and gastrointestinal mucus function; Discussion; Macromolecular properties and polymeric structure of mucus glycoproteins; Discussion; Effects of the anti-oestrogens, clomiphene and tamoxifen, on the cervical factor in female infertility; Terminal glycosylation in human cervical mucin; Discussion of the two preceding papers; Comparative studies of mucus and mucin physicochemistry; Discussion
Hydration kinetics of exocytosed mucins in cultured secretory cells of the rabbit trachea: a new modelDiscussion; Final general discussion Mucus swelling, secretion and effects on cilia; Epithelial preparations; Closing remarks; Index of contributors; Subject index
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Subject Mucous membrane -- Congresses
Mucus -- Congresses
Mucous membrane.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780470718605