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Repeated pulmonary exposure to single-walled carbon nanotubes exacerbates allergic inflammation of the airway: Possible role of oxidative stress.
The development of nanotechnology has increased the risk of environmental exposure to types of particles other than those derived from combustion, namely, industrial nanomaterials. Patients withExpand
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Effects of Pulmonary Exposure to Carbon Nanotubes on Lung and Systemic Inflammation with Coagulatory Disturbance Induced by Lipopolysaccharide in Mice
Despite intensive research as to the pathogenesis of lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-related inflammation with coagulatory disturbance, their exacerbating factors have not been well explored. This studyExpand
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Particulate Matter–Induced Health Effects: Who Is Susceptible?
We read with great interest a recent review by Sacks et al. (2011) and would like to add some comments to facilitating effects of particulate matter (PM) on preexisting respiratory diseases. First ofExpand
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Effects of multi-walled carbon nanotubes on a murine allergic airway inflammation model.
The development of nanotechnology has increased the risk of exposure to types of particles other than combustion-derived particles in the environment, namely, industrial nanomaterials. On the otherExpand
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Reduced intestinal inflammation induced by dextran sodium sulfate in interleukin-6-deficient mice.
Interleukin-6 (IL-6) is a multifunctional cytokine secreted by various cells, and is involved in the acute phase response and the immune response through T and B cell activation. To further defineExpand
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Lung expression of cytochrome P450 1A1 as a possible biomarker of exposure to diesel exhaust particles
Abstract. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) and reactive oxygen species (ROS) derived from diesel exhaust particles (DEP) are implicated in the pathophysiology of respiratory diseases.Expand
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Role of interleukin-6 in bleomycin-induced lung inflammatory changes in mice.
Interleukin-6 (IL-6) is known to be involved in the pathogenesis of various inflammatory diseases, but its role in bleomycin (BLM)-induced lung injury and subsequent fibrotic changes remains to beExpand
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Effects of Airway Exposure to Nanoparticles on Lung Inflammation Induced by Bacterial Endotoxin in Mice
Background Although adverse health effects of particulate matter with a diameter of < 100 nm (nanoparticles) have been proposed, molecular and/or experimental evidence for their facilitation of lungExpand
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Dietary supplementation with cacao liquor proanthocyanidins prevents elevation of blood glucose levels in diabetic obese mice.
OBJECTIVE Effective approaches should be established to prevent the onset of type 2 diabetes mellitus, which has been increasing in developed countries. The present study examined whether dietaryExpand
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Pulmonary Exposure to Diesel Exhaust Particles Enhances Coagulatory Disturbance with Endothelial Damage and Systemic Inflammation Related to Lung Inflammation
Pulmonary exposure to diesel exhaust particles (DEP) enhances lung inflammation related to bacterial endotoxin (lipopolysaccharide [LPS]) in mice. Severe lung inflammation can reportedly induceExpand
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