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PURPOSE To quantify ocular symptoms, goblet cells (GC) and mucin 5AC (MUC5AC) gene expression on the conjunctiva of healthy subjects exposed to ambient levels of traffic-derived air pollution and to(More)
Diesel exhaust particles (DEPs) from diesel engines produce adverse alterations in cells of the airways by activating intracellular signaling pathways and apoptotic gene overexpression, and also by(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the effect of diesel exhaust particles (DEP) on the viability, proliferation, apoptosis, secretion of cytokines (IL-6, IL-8, and TNF-α), and mucin gene transcription (MUC1,(More)