Biologic phenotyping of the human small airway epithelial response to cigarette smoking Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Biomarkers
  • Epithelium
  • Gene Expression Profiling
  • Gene Expression Regulation
  • Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
  • Respiratory Mucosa
  • Smoking

abstract

  • The SAE transcriptome can be used to classify clinically healthy smokers into subgroups with lesser and greater responses to cigarette smoking, even though these subgroups are indistinguishable by clinical criteria. This identifies a group of smokers with a "COPD-like" SAE transcriptome.

publication date

  • August 2, 2011

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3145669

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1371/journal.pone.0022798

PubMed ID

  • 21829517

Additional Document Info

start page

  • e22798

volume

  • 6

number

  • 7