Respirable Quartz

A widespread, naturally occurring, crystalline metal oxide, and is a component in most rocks. Respirable quartz is found in metal and nonmetal mining… (More)
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1987-2015
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2013
2013
OBJECTIVES The present study sought to examine the long-term effects of exposure to respirable quartz on pulmonary function with… (More)
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2008
2008
Chronic inhalation of high concentrations of respirable quartz particles has been implicated in various lung diseases including… (More)
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2007
2007
The uptake of respirable quartz particles by alveolar macrophages (AM) is believed to cause an inflammatory response, which is… (More)
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2005
2005
Persistent inflammation and associated excessive oxidative stress have been crucially implicated in quartz-induced pulmonary… (More)
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2002
2002
Quartz (crystalline silica) is not consistently carcinogenic across different industries where similar quartz exposure occurs. In… (More)
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2002
2002
Concrete is an extremely important part of the infrastructure of modern life and must be replaced as it ages. Many of the methods… (More)
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2001
2001
Because most masonry building materials contain quartz and because these materials are subjected to a variety of treatments… (More)
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2001
2001
Apoptosis was measured in rat alveolar macrophage NR8383 cells challenged in vitro with respirable quartz or kaolin dust and with… (More)
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1998
1998
BACKGROUND Two stonemasons working together in an environment with high concentrations of quartz pursued very different clinical… (More)
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1990
1990
Respirable-sized dust particles from a clay mine and mill were examined for aluminium and silicon content by scanning electron… (More)
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