Higher cytotoxicity and genotoxicity of burning incense than cigarette

  title={Higher cytotoxicity and genotoxicity of burning incense than cigarette},
  author={Rong Zhou and Qun An and Xianwei Pan and Bo Yang and J. Hu and Yonghua Wang},
  journal={Environmental Chemistry Letters},
Hazardous particulates and volatiles produced by incense burning accumulate in the indoor atmosphere, where they pose a health risk, entering the human body via the respiratory system. Yet, few studies have focused on the effects of the total particulate matter from incense burning on human health. Here, we evaluate the health risks associated with the total particulate matter generated from burning incense indoors for the first time. The total particulate matter and major chemical components… Expand

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