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Which of the following cells are responsible for producing a substance...

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asked Mar 30, 2014 in Histology by anonymous
Which of the following cells are responsible for producing a substance that reduces surface tension in the alveoli?

a. Clara cells

b. Macrophages

c. Smooth muscle cells

d. Type I pneumocytes

e. Type II pneumocytes

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e. Type II pneumocytes
answered Mar 30, 2014 by anonymous
commented Apr 2, 2014 by anonymous
e. Type II  Pneumocytes - via dipalmitoylphosphatidylcholine
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