Data from: Pulmonary anatomy in the Nile crocodile and the evolution of unidirectional airflow in Archosauria.

 

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Title CT scan of Nile crocodile lungs (NNC5)
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Description This file includes the DICOM files for Crocodylus niloticus specimen number NNC5 (0.5kg). The lungs of NNC5 were inflated and scanned in a medical grade CT unit at the Royal Veterinary College, London at 90 kVp and 133MA with a slice thickness of 0.75 mm The lungs were excised and soaked in an iodine potassium iodide (I2KI) solution at concentrations varying from 2.25%-3.75% (following the methods of Jeffery et al., 2001; reference available in the manuscript) prior to scanning.
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Title Micro CT scan of Nile crocodile lung (NNC9)
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Description This file includes the DICOM files for the lungs of Crocodylus niloticus specimen number NNC9 (0.58kg). The lungs were excised and soaked in an iodine potassium iodide (I2KI) solution at concentrations varying from 2.25%-3.75% (following the methods of Jeffery et al., 2001; reference available in the manuscript) prior to scanning. The lungs of NNC9 were scanned in a micro CT unit at the University of Cambridge with a slice width of 0.0816 mm.
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Title CT scan of Nile crocodile lungs (NNC6)
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Description This file includes the DICOM files for Crocodylus niloticus specimen number NNC6 (0.8kg). The lungs of NNC6 were inflated and scanned in a medical grade CT unit at the Royal Veterinary College, London at 90 kVp and 133MA with a slice thickness of 0.75 mm The lungs were excised and soaked in an iodine potassium iodide (I2KI) solution at concentrations varying from 2.25%-3.75% (following the methods of Jeffery et al., 2001; reference available in the manuscript) prior to scanning.
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When using this data, please cite the original publication:

Schachner ER, Hutchinson JR, Farmer C (2013) Pulmonary anatomy in the Nile crocodile and the evolution of unidirectional airflow in Archosauria. PeerJ 1:e60. http://dx.doi.org/10.7717/peerj.60

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Schachner ER, Hutchinson JR, Farmer CG (2013) Data from: Pulmonary anatomy in the Nile crocodile and the evolution of unidirectional airflow in Archosauria. Dryad Digital Repository. http://dx.doi.org/10.5061/dryad.h702r
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