Development of the Airways and the Vasculature in the Lungs of Birds

  • Andrew N. Makanya
  • January 2017, Springer Science + Business Media
  • DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-44153-5_6

Development of the Airways and the Blood Vessels in the Lungs of Birds

What is it about?

The chapter reviews what is known regarding development of the lung airway system and blood vessels in birds, including mechanisms, molecular control and the final structure of the avian lung.

Why is it important?

this article clarifies some controversies regarding the functional structure of the lung.


Professor Andrew N Makanya
University of Nairobi

Future research in this field should focus on the mechanisms of epithelial attenuation during avian lung development.

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