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Contact: Jennifer Brown
University of Iowa Health Care

Mucociliary Transport

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Caption: This video shows movement of particles on a flattened segment of trachea removed from a non-CF pig. During the video, particles were added at the bottom and moved upward toward the head. The video is 80 times faster than real time.

Credit: Anthony Fischer, Mark Hoegger and the University of Iowa

Usage Restrictions: For permission to reuse video, please contact Jennifer Brown at jennifer-l-brown@uiowa.edu

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