Carbon Black Particle Exhibits Size Dependent Toxicity in Human Monocytes

@inproceedings{Sahu2014CarbonBP,
  title={Carbon Black Particle Exhibits Size Dependent Toxicity in Human Monocytes},
  author={Devashri Sahu and Gurusamy M. Kannan and Rajagopalan Vijayaraghavan},
  booktitle={International journal of inflammation},
  year={2014}
}
Increased levels of particulate air pollution are associated with increased respiratory and cardiovascular mortality and morbidity. Some epidemiologic and toxicological researches suggest ultrafine particles (<100 nm) to be more harmful per unit mass than larger particles. In the present study, the effect of particle size (nano and micro) of carbon black (CB) particle on viability, phagocytosis, cytokine induction, and DNA damage in human monocytes, THP-1 cells, was analysed. The cells were… CONTINUE READING