Vilnius University student with team discovers a new cell type

Rapolas Žilionis
Foto: Asmeninis archyvas

Webpage of one of the most prestigious scientific journals in the world, Nature, recently published an article “A Single-cell Atlas of the Airway Epithelium Reveals the CFTR-rich Pulmonary Ionocyte”. It centres around the discovery of a new type of cell – pulmonary ionocyte. Dr. Lindsey Plasschaert and Vilnius University (VU) Life Sciences Centre doctorate student Rapolas Žilionis are first authors on this paper.

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