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Introduction:
Expiratory Flow Limitation*
Animal Models for COPD*
A Role for Collagenase (Matrix Metalloproteinase-1) in Pulmonary Emphysema*
Experimental Evidence From an Animal Model of Adenocarcinoma That Chronic Inflammation Enhances Lung Cancer Risk*
Activation of an Embryonic Gene Product in Pulmonary Emphysema*
Lung Elastin and Matrix*
Effect of Initial Collagen Concentration on Fibroblast Mediated Contraction of Collagen Gels*
Effects of All-Trans-Retinoic Acid in Promoting Alveolar Repair*
Cigarette Smoke Extract Decreases the Expression of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor by Cultured Cells and Triggers Apoptosis of Pulmonary Endothelial Cells*
Can Retinoic Acid Ameliorate the Physiologic and Morphologic Effects of Elastase Instillation in the Rat?*
Clinical Relevance Summary*
Pulmonary Mechanics of Papain Emphysema in Dogs*
A Mouse Model of Cigarette Smoke-Induced Emphysema*
A Study on the Effect of Cadmium on Human Lung Fibroblasts*
A Cluster Analysis of CT Scans Predicts Patients Who Respond to Lung Volume Reduction Surgery*
Spontaneous Emphysema in Surfactant Protein D Gene-Targeted Mice*
Glutathione Can Protect A549 From Smoke-Induced Inhibition of Collagen Gel Contraction*
Cognitive Improvement Following Rehabilitation in Patients With COPD*
Polymorphisms of Surfactant Protein Gene A, B, D, and of SP-B-linked Microsatellite Markers in COPD of a Mexican Population*
Lung Neutrophil Burden Correlates With Increased Pro-Inflammatory Cytokines and Decreased Lung Function in Individuals With α1-Antitrypsin Deficiency*
Comparison of the Structural and Inflammatory Features of COPD and Asthma*
Expression of 15-Lipoxygenase and Evidence for Apoptosis in the Lungs From Patients With COPD*
Morphometry Explains Variation in Airway Responsiveness in Transgenic Mice Overexpressing Interleukin-6 and Interleukin-11 in the Lung*
Ongoing Airway Inflammation in Patients With COPD Who Do Not Currently Smoke*
Mechanisms of Airway Hypersecretion and Novel Therapy*
Myristoylated Alanine-Rich C-Kinase Substrate Protein*
Response of Human Airway Epithelium In Vitro to Inflammatory Mediators*
Skeletal Muscle Function in COPD*
Chronic Alveolar Hypoventilation Helps To Maintain the Inspiratory Muscle Effort of COPD Patients Within Sustainable Limits*
Familial Aggregation of Severe, Early-Onset COPD*
Nutrition and Metabolism in COPD*
Comparison of Bone Mineral Density in Elderly Female Patients With COPD and Bronchial Asthma*
Inhibition of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Receptors Causes Emphysema in Rats*
Exhaled Nitric Oxide and Induced Sputum Analysis as Markers of Airway Inflammation in Subjects With COPD*
Proteases and Chemotactic Factors in BAL Fluid From Subjects With Subclinical Emphysema*
Latent Adenoviral Infection in the Pathogenesis of Emphysema*
HIV Infection Increases Susceptibility to Smoking-Induced Emphysema*
Airway Inflammation and Hyperresponsiveness to Adenosine 5′-Monophosphate in COPD*
Bacterial Infection and the Pathogenesis of COPD*
Bronchial Inflammation*
The Role of Haemophilus parainfluenzae in COPD*
Mechanisms of COPD*
Protease Injury in the Development of COPD*
The Dutch Hypothesis*
The Combination of Elastase and Sulfur Dioxide Exposure Causes COPD-Like Lesions in the Rat*
Evidence for Neutrophil Involvement in the Development of Subclinical Emphysema*
Quantum Proteolysis by Neutrophils*
Oxidants/Antioxidants and COPD*
Neutrophil Elastase Induces MUC5AC Messenger RNA Expression by an Oxidant-Dependent Mechanism*
Apoptosis of Alveolar Macrophages by Cigarette Smoke*
Mechanisms of COPD*
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