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Clara cells


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The epithelial cells that line small airways and secrete surfactant proteins and uteroglobin. They protect against environmental agents and regulate inflammatory and immune responses in the lung. Clara cell secretory protein is idential to uteroglobin.

Subjects: Medicine and Health.


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