Interleukin-12 is not essential for silicosis in mice

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Silicosis features foci of inflammation where macrophages and lymphocytes precede and accompany fibroblast proliferation, alveolar epithelial hyperplasia, and increased deposition of connective tissue matrix material. In the mouse following silica inhalation there is recruitment of natural killer-, B-, and CD4+ and CD8+ lymphocytes to the alveolar spaces… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1743-8977-3-2

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@article{Davis2005Interleukin12IN, title={Interleukin-12 is not essential for silicosis in mice}, author={Gerald S. Davis and Linda Pfeiffer and David R. Hemenway and M. Rinc{\'o}n}, journal={Particle and Fibre Toxicology}, year={2005}, volume={3}, pages={2 - 2} }