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  • Teresa I Fortoul, Mahara Valverde, +7 authors Patricia Ostrosky-Shejet
  • Medicine
  • Archives of environmental health
  • 2003 (First Published: 1 June 2003)
  • The prevalence of asthma--a chronic inflammatory respiratory disease--is increasing worldwide. One hypothesis suggests that this trend is related to enhanced exposure to air pollutants. ChronicContinue Reading
  • Teresa I Fortoul, Alma Quan-Torres, +10 authors Gustavo Olaiz-Fernández
  • Medicine
  • Archives of environmental health
  • 2002 (First Published: 1 September 2002)
  • Vanadium concentrations in lung tissue were determined by atomic absorption spectrometry from autopsy specimens taken from residents of Mexico City during the 1960s and 1990s (20 males and 19Continue Reading
  • Emilio Rojas, Mahara Valverde, +6 authors Patricia Ostrosky-Wegman
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Mutation research
  • 2000 (First Published: 1 June 2000)
  • The search for relevant target cells for human monitoring purposes has increased during the last few years. Cells such as sperm, buccal or nasal and gastric epithelium are being used. In this study,Continue Reading
  • Irma López, Ivonne Nalliely Pérez Sánchez, Patricia Bizarro, Sandra Acevedo, Martha Ustarroz, Teresa I Fortoul
  • Materials Science, Medicine
  • Journal of electron microscopy
  • 2007 (First Published: 14 December 2007)
  • Ozone (O3) is an oxidizing agent that acts on phospholipids, proteins and sugars of cellular membranes producing free radicals, which cause oxidative damages. The O3 exposure has been used as a modelContinue Reading