surfactant protein C


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surfactant protein C

a protein secreted by alveolar type II cells; its function remains unknown.
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(10) Surfactant protein C mutations can be inherited in an autosomal dominant manner or can be sporadic, with variable age at onset of clinical symptoms and variable histologic findings.
Aberrant processing of surfactant protein C in hereditary SP-B deficiency.