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Airway Secretion: Physiological Bases for the Control of Mucous Hypersecretion, edited by Tamotsu Takishima and Sanae Shimura 73. Sarcoidosis and Other Granulomatous Disorders, edited by D. Geraint James 74. Epidemiology of Lung Cancer, edited by Jonathan M. Samet 75. Pulmonary Embolism, edited by Mario Morpurgo Page ae 76. Sports and Exercise Medicine, edited by Stephen C. Wood and Robert C. Roach 77. Endotoxin and the Lungs, edited by Kenneth L. Brigham 78. The Mesothelial Cell and Mesothelioma, edited by Marie-Claude Jaurand and Jean Bignon 79.

T. P. D. Professor, Department of Physiology, Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia John A. D. Professor of Physiology, Institute of Gerontology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan Robert S. Fitzgerald, Litt. D. Professor, Departments of Environmental Health Sciences, Physiology, and Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland John T. D. Professor, Department of Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics, University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, Charlottesville, Virginia Page xxiii David A.

Excitation-Contraction Coupling 333 IV. General Summary 339 References 341 12. Oxygen-Derived Free Radicals and the Respiratory Muscles Gerald S. Supinski and A. Anzueto 349 I. Introduction 349 II. Biology of Free Radicals 350 Page xxxi III. Free Radical-Mediated Injury in Cardiac Muscle 363 IV. Free Radical-Mediated Injury in Skeletal Muscle 366 V. Future Directions of Research into Free Radical-Mediated Diaphragmatic Injury 386 References 386 Part II Respiratory Muscles: Mechanics and Energetics 13.

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