surfactant protein B


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surfactant protein B

a protein crucial for surfactant function.
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By method of immunohistochemistry we also have found decreased expression of surfactant protein B in the majority of children with SIDS compared to infants who died of pneumonia or in accidents.
It is a suspension consisting of approximately 99% phospholipids and about 1% surfactant-associated proteins, including surfactant protein B.
Surfactant protein B corrects oxygen-induced pulmonary dysfunction in heterozygous surfactant protein B-deficient mice.
Molecular and phenotypic variability in the congenital alveolar proteinosis syndrome associated with inherited surfactant protein B deficiency.
Partial deficiency of surfactant protein B in an infant with chronic lung disease.
Ultrastructure of lung in surfactant protein B deficiency.
Details on biosurfactants functioning in lungs enhance our understanding of pulmonary mechanical motion that has implications in respiratory distress syndrome found in prematurely born babies, as in the deficiency of Surfactant Protein B.