See all relevant publications at PubMed.
Resident alveolar macrophages have been attributed a crucial role in host defense toward pulmonary infection. Their contribution to alveolar repair processes, however, remains elusive.
Am J Respir Crit Care Med, 2009. 180(6): 521-32.
Mononuclear phagocytes have been attributed a crucial role in the host defense toward influenza virus (IV), but their contribution to influenza-induced lung failure is incompletely understood.
J Exp Med, 2008. 205(13): 3065-77.