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Table 2 Lung volume and fine pulmonary structure

From: Cellular uptake and localization of inhaled gold nanoparticles in lungs of mice with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Animals V(lung) [ml] Air/tissue [%] Tissue distribution [%]
    Connective tissue Capillaries Macs 0 h/24 h Type I cells Type II cells
Tg (n = 4) 1.48 ± 0.06 86.0 ± 0.8/14.0 ± 0.8 36.8 ± 14.2 38.2 ± 19.6 2.9 ± 2.6/2.0 ± 2.2 19.1 ± 6.9 3.5 ± 0.4
Wt (n = 4) 1.27 ± 0.21 86.0±0.6/13.5±1.4 32.4 ± 11.0 36.3 ± 24.4 3.1 ± 3.0/3.9 ± 4.7 23.3 ± 11.0 4.9 ± 3.3
  1. V (lung), lung volume [14]; Tg, Scnn1b-transgenic mice; Wt, wild-type mice; Macs, macrophages. Type I and Type II cells, alveolar epithelial cells. Data are presented as the mean ± SD.