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Mesh term Pulmonary Surfactant-Associated Protein B

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Membrane Proteins
Pulmonary Surfactant-Associated Proteins


A pulmonary surfactant associated-protein that plays an essential role in alveolar stability by lowering the surface tension at the air-liquid interface. Inherited deficiency of pulmonary surfactant-associated protein B is one cause of RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME, NEWBORN.

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