Smoking is associated with shortened airway Cilia Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Cilia
  • Respiratory System
  • Smoking

abstract

  • Models predict that a reduction in cilia length would reduce mucociliary clearance, suggesting that smoking-associated shorter airway epithelial cilia play a significant role in the pathogenesis of smoking-induced lung disease.

publication date

  • December 2009

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC2790614

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1371/journal.pone.0008157

PubMed ID

  • 20016779

Additional Document Info

start page

  • e8157

volume

  • 4

number

  • 12