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Lung surfactant

cellular and molecular processing

by Seamus A. Rooney

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Published by Landes Bioscience in Austin, TX .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pulmonary surfactant.,
  • Pulmonary surfactant -- Metabolism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementSeamus A. Rooney.
    SeriesMedical intelligence unit ;, 5
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQP752.P84 R66 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination217 p. :
    Number of Pages217
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL349846M
    ISBN 101570594791
    LC Control Number98009173
    OCLC/WorldCa38179965

    Pulmonary surfactant is produced by cells within the lungs and decreases surface tension by breaking bonds between water molecules. Therefore, pulmonary surfactant allows the lungs to expand so we.


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Lung surfactant by Seamus A. Rooney Download PDF EPUB FB2

Lung surfactants are made from animal lung extract and contain phospholipids. Natural surfactant is produced by the alveolar cells in the lungs and line mainly the alveoli and small bronchioles, and prevents the alveoli from collapsing.

Lung surfactant makes it easier for oxygen to penetrate the lung surface lining and move into the blood. lung surfactant: a detergent-like agent that reduces the surface tension of the liquid film covering the inner lining of the pulmonary alveoli.

As an alveolus becomes smaller during expiration, the surfactant becomes more concentrated, further reducing the surface tension and preventing alveolar collapse.

Integrating basic and clinical research on the biophysical and physiological functions of pulmonary surfactants, this practical reference presents thorough, cutting-edge coverage on surfactant-related lung disease. Manage neonatal respiratory distress syndrome (RDS), acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), and acute lung injury more effectively!5/5(1).

Pulmonary surfactant is a lipoprotein complex responsible for preventing the collapse of alveoli and increasing lung compliance.[1]Therapeutically, exogenous surfactant administration, or.

Surfactant is a complex mixture made up of 90% lipid and phospholipid and 10% surfactant proteins, designated surfactant protein A (SP-A), SP-B, SP-C, and SP-D.

Cuboidal epithelial cells lining the auditory tube are the source of surfactant and contain apical secretory granules analogous to what are seen in type II pneumocytes of the lung. Lung surfactant book   Surfactant Science: Principles and Practice A free eBook linked to the apps in Practical Surfactants And, by popular request, for those who prefer to sit down and read a real hardback book, you can purchase a copy from DEStech Publications.

Everything I've learned whilst developing Practical Surfactants and formulating in the real world is brought together in my book. Book Description. The only source to describe the lung surfactant as a complex membranous system, this guide analyzes lung surfactant function from the aspects of molecular biology, biophysics, membrane science, and surface and interface analysis and reviews the latest basic and clinical issues relating to lung disease and (dys)function.

Pulmonary surfactants and their role in pathophysiology of lung disorders Aparna Akella & Shripad B Deshpande* Department of Physiology, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, VaranasiIndia Surfactant is an agent that decreases the surface tension between two media.

The surface tension between gaseous. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm. Contents: Introduction / Claude Lenfant Introduction Introduction to Surface Tension and Surfactants Phospholipids: Introduction to Structure and Biophysics Physicochemical Methods Lung surfactant book Studying Lung Surfactants Lung Surfactant Materials.

Summary Pulmonary surfactant is a complex mixture of specific lipids, proteins and carbohydrates, which is produced in the lungs by type II alveolar epithelial cells. The mixture is surface active and acts to decrease surface tension at the air–liquid interface of the alveoli.

The presence of such molecules with surface activity had been suspected since the early s Cited by: 4. "This book will be welcomed by neonatologists, pediatric endocrinologists consulting on neonatal wards, obstetricians and last but not least pulmonologists.

To the best of my knowledge it brings together for the the first time the latest knowledge on the role of hormones especially glucocorticoids on lung development and surfactant production."3/5(1). Integrating basic and clinical research on the biophysical and physiological functions of pulmonary surfactants discovered some 50 years ago, this practical reference presents cutting-edge coverage of surfactant-related lung disease as well as a review of basic concepts of surfactants and surfactant film behavior in lung : $ 1.

Eur Respir J. Jun;13(6) Pulmonary surfactant in health and human lung diseases: state of the art. Griese M(1). Author information: (1)Dr. von Hauner Childrens' Hospital, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany. Pulmonary surfactant is a complex and highly surface active material composed of lipids and proteins which is found in the fluid lining the Cited by:   Surfactant dysfunction is a lung disorder that causes breathing problems.

This condition results from abnormalities in the composition or function of surfactant, a mixture of certain fats (called phospholipids) and proteins that lines the lung tissue and makes breathing easy.

Without normal surfactant, the tissue surrounding the air sacs in the. Lung Surfactant Function and Disorder - CRC Press Book The only source to describe the lung surfactant as a complex membranous system, this guide analyzes lung surfactant function from the aspects of molecular biology, biophysics, membrane science, and surface and interface analysis and reviews the latest basic and clinical issues relating to.

The lung surfactant administered endotracheally is distributed to the lung lobes, distal airways, and alveolar spaces. As the lung surfactant is distributed to the bronchi, bronchioles, and alveoli after administration in the upper airway, its concentration is highest at the alveolar air-fluid interface where it remains as a monolayer.

Lung Surfactants: Basic Science and Clinical Applications - CRC Press Book Integrating basic and clinical research on the biophysical and physiological functions of pulmonary surfactants, this practical reference presents thorough, cutting-edge coverage on surfactant-related lung disease.

"delves into the depths of the biology of pulmonary surfactant in respiratory diseases. The editor's intent to combine current observations regarding the biochemistry of pulmonary surfactants and the biophysics of surface tension phenomena is well-executed in this book." -Doody's ReviewsPrice: $ Pulmonary surfactant is a lipoprotein complex responsible for preventing the collapse of alveoli and increasing lung compliance.[1]Therapeutically, exogenous surfactant administration, or surfactant replacement therapy(SRT), is considered in preterm infants with radiographic (small volume lungs, haziness/ ground-glass appearance, air bronchograms and loss of cardiac.

Editorial Reviews. Reviewer: Arun K. Pramanik, MD (Louisiana State University Medical Center) Description: The contributors to this 84th volume in the series Lung Biology in Health and Disease are experts in basic sciences of pulmonary surfactant or clinicians involved in the management of patients with surfactant deficiency, particularly critically ill premature : Taylor And Francis.

This lung abnormality has interested many scientists and clinicians and has led to a greater understanding of the biochemistry of the lung and to the elucidation of the components of lung surfactant.

To understand the function of lung surfactant, it is appropriate to consider first the overall gross anatomy of the lung (Fig. 9–1).Author: Guido V. Marinetti. Pulmonary surfactant is a surface active material composed of both lipids and proteins that is produced by alveolar type II pneumocytes.

Abnormalities of surfactant in the immature lung or in the acutely inflamed mature lung are well described. However, in a variety of subacute diseases of the mature lung, abnormalities of lung surfactant may also be of Cited by: This perspective tells the story of the discovery, characterization, and understanding of the surfactant system of the lung; of how investigators from many disciplines studied the system, stimulated by the demonstration of surfactant deficiency in respiratory distress syndrome of the newborn; and of how the resulting knowledge formed a basis for highly successful surfactant.

While lung surfactant replacement therapy has been of great help, itneeds improvement in order to treat infants more effectively, in a more refinedway, and to begin to address adult respiratory.

Phospholipids adsorb rapidly to the surface of the air:liquid interface of the lung lumen and modify the surface tension within the alveoli. Surfactant-associated proteins, particularly SP-B, appear to be essential in binding, stabilizing, spreading, and. This book reflects the recent surge of interest in the pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of respiratory distress syndrome, in both neonates and adults, which has led to an increased understanding of the function of the lung's surfactant system.

The book covers relevant maturational events of the fetal lung, the proteins associated with. Surfactant prevents the lungs from collapsing by reducing surface tension throughout the lungs.

Surface tension is the main force that is present within the alveoli of the lungs. Without surfactant, the surface tension present in the lungs causes the alveoli to stick together during expiration, which causes both lungs to collapse.

Lung surfactant deficiencies are associated with a range of lung problems including oxygen starvation, lung collapse and pulmonary edema [3]. Patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) often have lung surfactant that lacks the full range of surface tension modulation upon compression [2].

The surfactant reduces surface tension within all alveoli through hydrophilic and hydrophobic forces. Insufficient pulmonary surfactant in the alveoli can contribute to atelectasis (collapse of part or all of the lung). Premature infants often don’t have the capacity to produce enough surfactant to survive on their own.

Research: Biophysical Study of Lung Surfactant Lung/pulmonary surfactant is a phospholipid-protein complex that lines a thin film at the air-water interface of the lung.

The surfactant film of the lung plays a dual role of surface tension reduction and host defense against inhaled pathogens and particles. Time: A baby with mild RDS may receive no special treatment other than close monitoring for the first few days of life until the lungs start to make surfactant.

Respiratory support: Babies with moderate to severe RDS may need help breathing or oxygenating their blood. Respiratory support often comes in the form of a nasal cannula, continuous positive airway. Calf lung surfactant extract (no dose standardization) 26).

56 Calfactant (no dose standardization) 29–32 wk Survival improved with prophylaxis (all gestational ages). Surfactant contains four associated proteins, surfactant protein (SP)-A, SP-B, SP-C, and SP-D. Two of these proteins, SP-A and SP-D, are hydrophilic, and the others are hydrophobic ().SP-A and SP-D are members of a family of innate immune proteins, termed collectins (10, 11).These proteins have in common an NH 2-terminal collagen-like region and a C-terminal lectin domain Cited by: Lung surfactant, a lipo-protein complex, is a highly surface-active material found in the fluid lining the air-liquid interface of the alveolar surface.

Synthetic Lung Surfactant for the Treatment of Neonatal Respiratory Distress Syndrome" (). Pamphlet by Ross Laboratories on Survanta Beractant, Intratracheal Suspension (). Videotape Recording showing the administration of Exosurf and Survanta.

Fujiwara et al., "Artificial Surfactant Therapy in Hyaline Membrane Disease," Lancet 1, ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xix, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm. Contents: Composition, structure, and function. Serrano AG, Ryan M, Weaver TE, et al.

Critical structure-function determinants within the N-terminal region of pulmonary surfactant protein SP-B. Biophys J. Jan 1. 90(1) Shulenin S, Nogee LM, Annilo T, et al. ABCA3 gene mutations in newborns with fatal surfactant deficiency.

Define Lung surfactant. Lung surfactant synonyms, Lung surfactant pronunciation, Lung surfactant translation, English dictionary definition of Lung surfactant. A surface-active substance. A substance composed of lipoprotein that is secreted by the alveolar cells of the lung and serves to maintain the.

function Surfactant plays a dual function: Prevent alveolar collapse during breathing cycle Alveoli are coated with lung surfactant in order to reduce the surface tension of water, thus preventing collapse (atelectasis) upon exhalation and decreasing the force necessary to expand the alveoli upon inhalation.

Lung Surfactants: Dosing, Uses, Side Effects, Interactions, Patient Handouts, Pricing and more from Medscape Reference. Surfactant Definition Surfactant is a complex naturally occurring substance made of six lipids (fats) and four proteins that is produced in the lungs.

It can also be manufactured synthetically. Purpose Surfactant reduces the surface tension of fluid in the lungs and helps make the small air sacs in the lungs (alveoli) more stable.

This keeps them from.Lung Surfactant Exposed to Oxygen and low level ozone ppm. After successfully obtaining the isotherm of the extracted lung surfactant.

Firstly, the lung surfactant was exposed to oxygen gas at the air-water interface for 5 hours on the Langmuir trough.In Endocrinology of the Lung, Carole Mendelson has assembled a panel of leading investigators to critically review the roles of various classes of endocrine, paracrine, and neuroendocrine factors in the regulation of lung development and surfactant : Humana Press.