Epithelium thickness and Ciliary beating frequency obtained in air-liquid interface model

 Controls (n=2)Mild Asthmatics (n=5)Severe Asthmatics (n=4)COPD (n=3)
Thickness (µm)43 (33-53)38 (33-43)42 (35-50)51 (45-53)
CBF (before wash) (Hz)16 (12-20)17 (15-20)19 (16-24)14 (13-21)
CBF (after wash) (Hz)19 (16-21)19 (14-21)19 (17-21)14 (13-21)