volume 24, issue 2, P236-242 2009
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2008.04.003
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Abstract: BackgroundAcute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is characterized by the development of noncardiogenic pulmonary edema, which has been related to the bioactivity of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF). Vascular endothelial growth factor receptors and coreceptors regulate this bioactivity. We hypothesized VEGF receptors 1 and 2 (VEGFR1, VEGFR2) and coreceptor neuropilin-1 (NRP-1) would be expressed in human lung tissue with a significant change in expression in ARDS lung.MethodsArchival “normal” (no l…

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