Exposure to acrolein by inhalation causes platelet activation.

  title={Exposure to acrolein by inhalation causes platelet activation.},
  author={Srinivas D. Sithu and Sanjay Mohan Srivastava and Maqsood Ahmed Siddiqui and Elena N Vladykovskaya and Daniel W. Riggs and Daniel J. Conklin and Petra Haberzettl and Timothy E. O'Toole and Aruni Bhatnagar and Stanley E D'Souza},
  journal={Toxicology and applied pharmacology},
  volume={248 2},
Acrolein is a common air pollutant that is present in high concentrations in wood, cotton, and tobacco smoke, automobile exhaust and industrial waste and emissions. Exposure to acrolein containing environmental pollutants such as tobacco smoke and automobile exhaust has been linked to the activation of the coagulation and hemostasis pathways and thereby to the predisposition of thrombotic events in human. To examine the effects of acrolein on platelets, adult male C57Bl/6 mice were subjected… CONTINUE READING