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- n. A cell that is responsible for gas exchange in the alveoli in the lungs.
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Using double immunohistochemistry, we show that the reduced lung damage likely occurs through endogenous type II pneumocyte proliferation induced by KGF.
KGF has been shown to induce type II pneumocyte proliferation both
Henegariu O, Grove J, Jagirdar J, Kao PN, et al. (2002) Radiation pneumonitis in mice: a severe injury model for pneumocyte engraftment from bone marrow.