Role of second-hand smoke (SHS)-induced proteostasis/autophagy impairment in pediatric lung diseases

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BACKGROUND Exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke (SHS) is one of the prime risk factors for chronic lung disease development. Smoking during pregnancy may lead to birth defects in the newborn that include pulmonary dysfunction, increased susceptibility to opportunistic pathogens, or initiation of childhood respiratory manifestations such as bronchopulmonary… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s40348-017-0069-7

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