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Asbestos is a ubiquitous naturally occurring fiber causing multiple cancers and fibroproliferativedisease. The mechanisms of epithelial cell hyperplasia, a hallmark of the initiation of lung cancers by asbestos, have been unclear. We demonstrate here that mice expressing a dominant-negative mutant epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) under the control of the human lung surfactant protein-C promoter exhibit decreased pulmonary epithelial cell proliferation without alterations inpmid:12154012 fatcat:sbyjab54hvgsxfikp4cuykcz74