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Epidemiological studies suggest that living near mountaintop coal mining (MTM) activities is one of the contributing factors for high lung cancer incidence. The purpose of this study was to investigate the long-term carcinogenic potential of MTM particulate matter (PMMTM) exposure on human bronchial epithelial cells. Our results show that chronic exposure(More)
In the version of this article originally published, the statement under Materials and Methods " In comparison with PM CON , Si and Mo were found to be the main inorganic chemical elements in PM MTM with the % weight-average of 48.15 ± 26.91% and 28.90 ± 4.16%, respectively, for Si and Mo versus 23.75 ± 15.07% and 0.00 ± 0.00% of the elements in PM CON "(More)
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