Formation of Prostaglandin E2, Leukotriene B4 And 8-Isoprostane in Alveolar Macrophages by Ultrafine Particles of Elemental Carbon
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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