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.
Immunohistochemistry in a significant portion of babies with the syndrome observed decrease in expression of surfactant protein B, probably due to qualitative changes in pulmonary surfactant.
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.