Microarray gene expression analysis of the human airway in patients exposed to sulfur mustard

  title={Microarray gene expression analysis of the human airway in patients exposed to sulfur mustard},
  author={Ali Najafi and Ali Masoudi-Nejad and Abbas Ali Imani Fooladi and Mostafa Ghanei and Mohamadreza Nourani},
  journal={Journal of Receptors and Signal Transduction},
  pages={283 - 289}
Abstract There is much data about the acute effects of sulfur mustard gas on humans, animals and cells. But less is known regarding the molecular basics of chronic complications in humans. Basically, mustard gas, as an alkylating agent, causes several chronic problems in the eyes, skin and more importantly in the pulmonary system which is the main cause of death. Although recent proteomic research has been carried out on bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) and serum, but high-throughput… 

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