New lung cell type identified.

There are two classifications of cells in the human body, namely, germ cells that are used to make sperm and eggs, and somatic cells making up every other cell in the body including lung cells.  The lung epithelium is composed of a variety of cellular lineages residing in anatomically specific niches found in the trachea, the conducting airways, and the alveoli.  Due to technological advances … Continue reading New lung cell type identified.