Uranyl nitrate-exposed rat alveolar macrophages cell death: influence of superoxide anion and TNF α mediators.

@article{Orona2012UranylNR,
  title={Uranyl nitrate-exposed rat alveolar macrophages cell death: influence of superoxide anion and TNF α mediators.},
  author={Nadia S. Orona and Deborah Ruth Tasat},
  journal={Toxicology and applied pharmacology},
  year={2012},
  volume={261 3},
  pages={309-16}
}
Uranium compounds are widely used in the nuclear fuel cycle, military and many other diverse industrial processes. Health risks associated with uranium exposure include nephrotoxicity, cancer, respiratory, and immune disorders. Macrophages present in body tissues are the main cell type involved in the internalization of uranium particles. To better… CONTINUE READING