Formation of Prostaglandin E2, Leukotriene B4 And 8-Isoprostane in Alveolar Macrophages by Ultrafine Particles of Elemental Carbon
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Acute exposure to inhaled ambient particles is found to be associated with adverse health effects worldwide. Because of their very small diameter (< 0.1 αm) and their large specific surface area, ultrafine particles (UFP) represent a special fraction of the ambient aerosol. They are considered as a major factor contributing to adverse health effects including pulmonary and cardiovascular diseases .
KeywordsAlveolar Macrophage Oxidative Potential Adverse Health Effect Elemental Carbon Ultrafine Particle
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